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ultramicrotome

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noun ul·tra·mi·cro·tome \-ˈmī-krə-ˌtōm\

Definition of ultramicrotome

  1. :  a microtome for cutting extremely thin sections for electron microscopy

ultramicrotomy play \-mī-ˈkrä-tə-mē\ noun


1946

First Known Use of ultramicrotome

1946


Medical Dictionary

ultramicrotome

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noun ul·tra·mi·cro·tome \-ˈmī-krə-ˌtōm\

Medical Definition of ultramicrotome

  1. :  a microtome for cutting extremely thin sections for electron microscopy

ultramicrotomy \-mī-ˈkrät-ə-mē\play noun plural ultramicrotomies



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