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

Definition of microanatomy

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

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Recent Examples on the Web 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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First Known Use of microanatomy

1880, in the meaning defined above

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“Microanatomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microanatomy. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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

Medical Definition of microanatomy

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

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