micrograph

[ mahy-kruh-graf, -grahf ]
/ ˈmaɪ krəˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /

noun

an instrument for executing extremely minute writing or engraving.
Optics. a photograph taken through a microscope or a drawing of an object as seen through a microscope.

Nearby words

  1. microgliacyte,
  2. microglioma,
  3. microglossia,
  4. micrognathia,
  5. microgram,
  6. micrographia,
  7. micrographic,
  8. micrographics,
  9. micrography,
  10. microgravity

Origin of micrograph

First recorded in 1870–75; micro- + -graph

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British Dictionary definitions for micrograph

micrograph

/ (ˈmaɪkrəʊˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf) /

noun

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

micrograph

[ mīkrə-grăf′ ]

n.

A drawing or photographic reproduction of an object as viewed through a microscope.
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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Science definitions for micrograph

micrograph

[ mīkrə-grăf′ ]

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