microenvironment

noun mi·cro·en·vi·ron·ment \ -in-ˈvī-rən-mənt , -ˈvī(-ə)rn- \

Definition of microenvironment

: a small or relatively small usually distinctly specialized and effectively isolated habitat (such as a forest canopy) or environment (as of a neuron)

microenvironmental

play \-ˌvī-rən-ˈmen-tᵊl\ adjective

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First Known Use of microenvironment

1931

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microenvironment

noun mi·cro·en·vi·ron·ment \ -in-ˈvī-rən-mənt, -ˈvī(-ə)rn- \

medical Definition of microenvironment

: a small or relatively small usually distinctly specialized and effectively isolated habitat or environment (as of a nerve cell) — see microhabitat

microenvironmental

play \-ˌvī-rən-ˈment-ᵊl\ adjective

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