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[mahy-kruh-graf, -grahf]
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  1. an instrument for executing extremely minute writing or engraving.
  2. Optics. a photograph taken through a microscope or a drawing of an object as seen through a microscope.
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Origin of micrograph

First recorded in 1870–75; micro- + -graph
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British Dictionary definitions for micrograph


  1. a photograph or drawing of an object as viewed through a microscope
  2. an instrument or machine for producing very small writing or engraving
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micrograph in Medicine


  1. A drawing or photographic reproduction of an object as viewed through a microscope.
  2. An instrument for measuring minute movements by recording photographically corresponding movements registered by a diaphragm moving in unison with the original object.
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micrograph in Science


  1. A drawing or photograph taken from an image formed by a microscope.
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