mi·​cro·​mor·​phol·​o·​gy | \ ˌmī-krō-mȯr-ˈfä-lə-jē How to pronounce micromorphology (audio) \

Definition of micromorphology

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micromorphological \ ˌmī-​krō-​mȯr-​fə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce micromorphological (audio) \ adjective

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Recent Examples on the Web The team then used a technique called micromorphology, in which one excavates each block in tiny layers or sheets. Sarah Wild, Scientific American, "Scientists Find Early Evidence of Humans Cooking Starches," 22 June 2019

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First Known Use of micromorphology

1879, in the meaning defined above

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“Micromorphology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/micromorphology. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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mi·​cro·​mor·​phol·​o·​gy | \ ˌmī-krə-mȯr-ˈfäl-ə-jē How to pronounce micromorphology (audio) \
plural micromorphologies

Medical Definition of micromorphology

: minute morphological detail especially as determined by electron microscopy also : the study of such detail

Other Words from micromorphology

micromorphologic \ -​ˌmȯr-​fə-​ˈläj-​ik How to pronounce micromorphologic (audio) \ or micromorphological \ -​i-​kəl How to pronounce micromorphological (audio) \ adjective
micromorphologically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce micromorphologically (audio) \ adverb

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