micrography

[ mahy-krog-ruh-fee ]
/ maɪˈkrɒg rə fi /

noun

the description or delineation of microscopic objects.
examination or study with the microscope (opposed to macrography).
the technique or practice of using the microscope.
the art or practice of writing in very small characters.

Origin of micrography

First recorded in 1650–60; micro- + -graphy

Related forms

mi·crog·ra·pher, nounmi·cro·graph·ic [mahy-kruh-graf-ik] /ˌmaɪ krəˈgræf ɪk/, adjective
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micrography

/ (maɪˈkrɒɡrəfɪ) /

noun

the description, study, drawing, or photography of microscopic objects
the technique of using a microscope
the art or practice of writing in minute characters

Derived Forms

micrographer, nounmicrographic (ˌmaɪkrəʊˈɡræfɪk), adjectivemicrographically, adverb
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