amicron

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

Definition of amicron 

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

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First Known Use of amicron

circa 1906, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amicron

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

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