ultramicroscope


ul·tra·mi·cro·scope

noun \ˌəl-trə-ˈmī-krə-ˌskōp\

Definition of ULTRAMICROSCOPE

:  an apparatus for making visible by scattered light particles too small to be perceived by an ordinary microscope

Origin of ULTRAMICROSCOPE

back-formation from ultramicroscopic
First Known Use: 1906

ul·tra·mi·cro·scope

noun \ˌəl-trə-ˈmī-krə-ˌskōp\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ULTRAMICROSCOPE

: an apparatus for making visible by scattered light particles too small to be perceived by the ordinary microscope—called also dark-field microscope
ul·tra·mi·cros·co·py \-mī-ˈkräs-kə-pē\ noun, plural ul·tra·mi·cros·co·pies

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