camera lucidacamera lu·ci·da
an optical instrument, containing a prism or an arrangement of mirrors, that appears to project the image of an object being viewed through it onto a surface, thereby allowing its outline to be traced: often used with a microscope
Origin of camera lucidaModL, literally , light chamber from L: see camera and lucid
An optical device that projects an image of an object onto a plane surface, especially for tracing.
Origin of camera lucidaNew Latin camera lūcida Latin camera chamber Latin lūcida feminine of lūcidus light
(plural camera lucidas)