microanatomy

[ mahy-kroh-uh-nat-uh-mee ]
/ ˌmaɪ kroʊ əˈnæt ə mi /

noun

the branch of anatomy dealing with microscopic structures (distinguished from gross anatomy).

Origin of microanatomy

First recorded in 1895–1900; micro- + anatomy

OTHER WORDS FROM microanatomy

mi·cro·an·a·tom·ic [mahy-kroh-an-uh-tom-ik] /ˌmaɪ kroʊˌæn əˈtɒm ɪk/, mi·cro·an·a·tom·i·cal, adjectivemi·cro·an·a·tom·i·cal·ly, adverbmi·cro·a·nat·o·mist, noun
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Medicine definitions for microanatomy

microanatomy
[ mī′krō-ə-nătə-mē ]

n.

histology

Other words from microanatomy

mi′cro•a•nato•mist n.
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