Definition of micrograph
: a graphic reproduction of the image of an object formed by a microscope
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A false-color scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of a blood clot protruding from an arterial entrance in a heart chamber.
This 2006 colorized scanning electron micrograph image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a strain of the Escherichia coli bacteria.
Media for Medical/UIG via Getty Images This colorized scanning electron micrograph, SEM, depicted a flagellated Vibrio vulnificus bacterium; Magnified 26367x.
The image was an electron micrograph of a mouse hair cell, which measures about one-five-thousandth of an inch across and is structurally similar to a human one.
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Origin and Etymology of micrograph
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1869See Words from the same year
Medical Definition of micrograph
1: a graphic reproduction (as a photograph) of the image of an object formed by a microscope
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
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