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microanatomy

[mahy-kroh-uh-nat-uh-mee] /ˌmaɪ kroʊ əˈnæt ə mi/
noun
1.
the branch of anatomy dealing with microscopic structures (distinguished from gross anatomy).
Origin of microanatomy
1895-1900
First recorded in 1895-1900; micro- + anatomy
Related forms
microanatomic
[mahy-kroh-an-uh-tom-ik] /ˌmaɪ kroʊˌæn əˈtɒm ɪk/ (Show IPA),
microanatomical, adjective
microanatomically, adverb
microanatomist, noun
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microanatomy in Medicine

microanatomy mi·cro·a·nat·o·my (mī'krō-ə-nāt'ə-mē)
n.
See histology.


mi'cro·a·nat'o·mist n.
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