amicron

noun ami·cron \(ˈ)āˈmīˌkrän sometimes -mi- or -krən\

Definition of amicron

plural

-s

  1. :  one of the smallest particles detectable with the ultramicroscope (about 1×10−7 cm in diameter)

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Origin and Etymology of amicron

International Scientific Vocabulary 2a- + micron, originally formed as German amikron


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