having the same focus or foci.
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How to use confocal in a sentence
The winning image, stitched together from hundreds of images taken over two days with a confocal microscope, was crafted by University of Geneva researchers Grigorii Timin and Michel Milinkovitch.A glimpse inside a gecko’s hand won the 2022 Nikon Small World photo contest | Erin Garcia de Jesús | October 11, 2022 | Science News
Two ellipsoids in which the principal sections lie in the same planes, and have the same foci, are called confocal.The New Gresham Encyclopedia | Various
British Dictionary definitions for confocal
having a common focus or common foci: confocal ellipses
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