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 microanatomy (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, 28 June 2018

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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 27 Oct. 2021.

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

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


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