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Binocular microscope   A microscope with two eyepieces both showing the same view. 

Compound microscope   An optical microscope that contains more than one lens. A standard compound microscope has two lenses: an objective lens and an eyepiece. If the objective lens has a magnifying power of x8 and the eyepiece has a power of x10, the total magnifying power of the microscope will be x80.

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