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

Examples of micromorphology in a Sentence

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, 22 June 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1879, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of micromorphology was in 1879

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“Micromorphology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/micromorphology. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

Medical Definition


mi·​cro·​mor·​phol·​o·​gy ˌmī-krə-mȯr-ˈfäl-ə-jē How to pronounce micromorphology (audio)
plural micromorphologies
: minute morphological detail especially as determined by electron microscopy
also : the study of such detail
micromorphologic adjective
or micromorphological
micromorphologically adverb
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