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microstructure

noun mi·cro·struc·ture \ˈmī-krō-ˌstrək-chər\

Definition of MICROSTRUCTURE

:  the microscopic structure of a material (as a mineral or a biological cell)
mi·cro·struc·tur·al \ˌmī-krō-ˈstrək-chə-rəl, -ˈstrək-shrəl\ adjective
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Origin of MICROSTRUCTURE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1881
Medical Dictionary

microstructure

noun mi·cro·struc·ture \ˈmī-krō-ˌstrək-chər\

Medical Definition of MICROSTRUCTURE

:  microscopic structure (as of a cell)
mi·cro·struc·tur·al \ˌmī-krō-ˈstrək-chə-rəl, -ˈstrək-shrəl\ adjective

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