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macrostructure

[ mak-roh-struhk-cher ]
/ ˈmæk roʊˌstrʌk tʃər /
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noun
the gross structure of a metal, as made visible to the naked eye by deep etching.
an overall organizational scheme, as of a complex piece of writing.
any overall structure, as a gross anatomical part.
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Origin of macrostructure

First recorded in 1915–20; macro- + structure
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