microtomy

noun
mi·crot·o·my | \ mī-ˈkrät-ə-mē \
plural -mies

Medical Definition of microtomy 

: the technique of using the microtome or of preparing with its aid objects for microscopic study

Learn More about microtomy

Comments on microtomy

What made you want to look up microtomy? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to deposit or conceal in a hiding place

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!