microenvironment

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

Definition of microenvironment

  1. :  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

1931

First Known Use of microenvironment

1931


Medical Dictionary

microenvironment

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

Medical Definition of microenvironment

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

microenvironmental

\-ˌvī-rən-ˈment-əl\play adjective

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