pho·​to·​mi·​cro·​graph | \ ˌfō-tə-ˈmī-krə-ˌgraf How to pronounce photomicrograph (audio) \

Definition of photomicrograph

: a photograph of a microscope image

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Other Words from photomicrograph

photomicrographic \ ˌfō-​tə-​ˌmī-​krə-​ˈgra-​fik How to pronounce photomicrograph (audio) \ adjective
photomicrography \ ˌfō-​tə-​mī-​ˈkrä-​grə-​fē How to pronounce photomicrograph (audio) \ noun

Examples of photomicrograph in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This image provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a photomicrograph of Neisseria meningitidis. Washington Post, "Bacteria appears to be behind mysterious outbreak in Liberia," 8 May 2017

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First Known Use of photomicrograph

1858, in the meaning defined above

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“Photomicrograph.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 May. 2021.

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pho·​to·​mi·​cro·​graph | \ ˌfōt-ə-ˈmī-krə-ˌgraf How to pronounce photomicrograph (audio) \

Medical Definition of photomicrograph

: a photograph of a microscope image

called also microphotograph

Other Words from photomicrograph

photomicrographic \ -​ˌmī-​krə-​ˈgraf-​ik How to pronounce photomicrograph (audio) \ adjective
photomicrographically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce photomicrograph (audio) \ adverb

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