ultramicrotome

noun
ul·​tra·​mi·​cro·​tome | \ ˌəl-trə-ˈmī-krə-ˌtōm How to pronounce ultramicrotome (audio) \

Definition of ultramicrotome

: a microtome for cutting extremely thin sections for electron microscopy

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ultramicrotomy \ ˌəl-​trə-​mī-​ˈkrä-​tə-​mē How to pronounce ultramicrotomy (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of ultramicrotome

1946, in the meaning defined above

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“Ultramicrotome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ultramicrotome. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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ultramicrotome

noun
ul·​tra·​mi·​cro·​tome | \ -ˈmī-krə-ˌtōm How to pronounce ultramicrotome (audio) \

Medical Definition of ultramicrotome

: a microtome for cutting extremely thin sections for electron microscopy

Other Words from ultramicrotome

ultramicrotomy \ -​mī-​ˈkrät-​ə-​mē How to pronounce ultramicrotomy (audio) \ noun, plural ultramicrotomies

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