ultramicroscopic

adjective
ul·​tra·​mi·​cro·​scop·​ic | \ ˌəl-trə-ˌmī-krə-ˈskä-pik How to pronounce ultramicroscopic (audio) \
variants: or less commonly ultramicroscopical \ ˌəl-​trə-​ˌmī-​krə-​ˈskä-​pi-​kəl How to pronounce ultramicroscopic (audio) \

Definition of ultramicroscopic

1 : too small to be seen with an ordinary microscope
2 : of or relating to an ultramicroscope

Other Words from ultramicroscopic

ultramicroscopically \ ˌəl-​trə-​ˌmī-​krə-​ˈskä-​pi-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce ultramicroscopic (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of ultramicroscopic

1870, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of ultramicroscopic was in 1870

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“Ultramicroscopic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ultramicroscopic. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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ultramicroscopic

adjective
ul·​tra·​mi·​cro·​scop·​ic | \ -ˌmī-krə-ˈskäp-ik How to pronounce ultramicroscopic (audio) \
variants: also ultramicroscopical \ -​i-​kəl How to pronounce ultramicroscopic (audio) \

Medical Definition of ultramicroscopic

1 : too small to be seen with an ordinary microscope — compare macroscopic, microscopic sense 2, submicroscopic
2 : of or relating to an ultramicroscope

Other Words from ultramicroscopic

ultramicroscopically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce ultramicroscopic (audio) \ adverb

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