micrograph

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noun mi·cro·graph \-ˌgraf\

Definition of micrograph

  1. :  a graphic reproduction of the image of an object formed by a microscope

micrograph

transitive verb

Origin and Etymology of micrograph

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1869


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micrograph

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noun mi·cro·graph \-ˌgraf\

Medical Definition of micrograph

  1. 1:  a graphic reproduction (as a photograph) of the image of an object formed by a microscope

  2. 2:  an instrument for measuring minute movements by magnifying and recording photographically the corresponding vibrations of a diaphragm moving in unison with the original object

micrograph

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