microanatomy

noun
mi·​cro·​anat·​o·​my | \ ˌmī-krō-ə-ˈna-tə-mē How to pronounce microanatomy (audio) \

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microanatomical \ ˌmī-​krō-​ˌa-​nə-​ˈtä-​mi-​kəl How to pronounce microanatomical (audio) \ adjective

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With luck, analysing the genetic patterns exposed by studies such as this will eventually point out where to look in the brain’s microanatomy to find whatever miswiring is causing psychiatric disease. The Economist, "A big collaboration is trying to understand diseases of the psyche," 28 June 2018

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1880, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of microanatomy was in 1880

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microanatomy

noun
mi·​cro·​anat·​o·​my | \ -ə-ˈnat-ə-mē How to pronounce microanatomy (audio) \
plural microanatomies

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Other Words from microanatomy

microanatomical \ -​ˌan-​ə-​ˈtäm-​i-​kəl How to pronounce microanatomical (audio) \ adjective

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