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micrographia

[ mahy-kruh-graf-ee-uh ]
/ ˌmaɪ krəˈgræf i ə /
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noun
minute handwriting.
Pathology. a neurological condition, usually symptomatic of parkinsonism, in which the handwriting becomes progressively smaller.
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Origin of micrographia

From New Latin; see origin at micro-, -graph, -ia
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How to use micrographia in a sentence

  • The first tolerably accurate plate of a flea by a naturalist will be found in Hookes Micrographia .

    The Flea|Harold Russell
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