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submicroscopic

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adjective sub·mi·cro·scop·ic \ˌsəb-ˌmī-krə-ˈskäp-ik\

Medical Definition of submicroscopic

  1. :  too small to be seen in an ordinary light microscope <submicroscopic particles> <submicroscopic organization of a bacterium>—compare macroscopic, microscopic 2, ultramicroscopic 1

  2. sub·mi·cro·scop·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb




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