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microscopy

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noun mi·cros·co·py \mī-ˈkräs-kə-pē\

Definition of microscopy

  1. :  the use of or investigation with a microscope

microscopist

play \-pist\ noun


Circa 1665

First Known Use of microscopy

circa 1665


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microscopy

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noun mi·cros·co·py \mī-ˈkräs-kə-pē\

Medical Definition of microscopy

plural

microscopies

  1. :  the use of or investigation with the microscope




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