micrology

noun
mi·​crol·​o·​gy | \ mī-ˈkräl-ə-jē How to pronounce micrology (audio) \
plural micrologies

Medical Definition of micrology

: a science dealing with the handling and preparation of microscopic objects for study

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“Micrology.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/micrology. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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