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  1. an instrument for viewing objects that are too small to be seen by the naked or unaided eye

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  2. Greek: (micron) = small + (skopein) = to look or see

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  3. The science of investigating small objects using such an instrument is called microscopy

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  4. The term microscopic means minute or very small, not visible with the eye unless aided by a microscope

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  5. trace their history back almost 1200 years with Abbas Ibn Firnas's corrective lenses, and it was Ibn al-Haytham's Book of Optics—which was written from 1011 to 1021—that laid the foundation for optical research on the magnifying glass

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