submicroscopic

adjective
sub·mi·cro·scop·ic | \ˌsəb-ˌmī-krə-ˈskä-pik \

Definition of submicroscopic 

1 : too small to be seen in an ordinary light microscope

2 : of, relating to, or dealing with the very minute the submicroscopic world

Other Words from submicroscopic

submicroscopically \ˌsəb-ˌmī-krə-ˈskä-pi-k(ə-)lē \ adverb

First Known Use of submicroscopic

1843, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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submicroscopic

adjective
sub·mi·cro·scop·ic | \ˌsəb-ˌmī-krə-ˈskäp-ik \

Medical Definition of submicroscopic 

: too small to be seen in an ordinary light microscope submicroscopic particles submicroscopic organization of a bacterium — compare macroscopic, microscopic sense 2, ultramicroscopic sense 1

Other Words from submicroscopic

submicroscopically \-i-k(ə-)lē \ adverb

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