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micrography

[ mahy-krog-ruh-fee ]
/ maɪˈkrɒg rə fi /
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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.
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Origin of micrography

First recorded in1650–60; micro- + -graphy

OTHER WORDS FROM micrography

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

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 of micrography

micrographer, nounmicrographic (ˌmaɪkrəʊˈɡræfɪk), adjectivemicrographically, adverb
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