macrostructure

noun
mac·​ro·​struc·​ture | \ ˈma-krō-ˌstrək-chər How to pronounce macrostructure (audio) \

Definition of macrostructure

: the structure (as of metal, a body part, or the soil) revealed by visual examination with little or no magnification

Other Words from macrostructure

macrostructural \ ˌma-​krō-​ˈstrək-​chə-​rəl How to pronounce macrostructural (audio) , -​ˈstrək-​shə-​rəl \ adjective

First Known Use of macrostructure

circa 1899, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for macrostructure

macro- + structure entry 1

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The first known use of macrostructure was circa 1899

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“Macrostructure.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/macrostructure. Accessed 16 December 2019.

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macrostructure

noun
mac·​ro·​struc·​ture | \ ˈmak-rō-ˌstrək-chər How to pronounce macrostructure (audio) \

Medical Definition of macrostructure

: the structure (as of a body part) revealed by visual examination with little or no magnification

Other Words from macrostructure

macrostructural \ ˌmak-​rō-​ˈstrək-​chə-​rəl, -​ˈstrək-​shə-​rəl How to pronounce macrostructural (audio) \ adjective

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