Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

fine structure

noun

Definition of fine structure

  1. :  microscopic structure of a biological entity or one of its parts especially as studied in preparations for the electron microscope

fine structural adjective


1935

First Known Use of fine structure

1935


Medical Dictionary

fine structure

noun

Medical Definition of fine structure

  1. :  microscopic structure of a biological entity or one of its parts especially as studied in preparations for the electron microscope

  2. fine structural adjective




Learn More about fine structure


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up fine structure? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 12, 2016

of, relating to, or suggestive of marble

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image33683556

How much does a batman (the Turkish unit of measurement) weigh?

100 pounds 196.5 pounds 16.96 pounds 2.2 pounds
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ