microphotograph

[ mahy-kruh-foh-tuh-graf, -grahf ]
/ ˌmaɪ krəˈfoʊ təˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /
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noun

a small photograph requiring optical enlargement to render it visible in detail.
a photomicrograph.

Nearby words

  1. microphanerophyte,
  2. microphone,
  3. microphonia,
  4. microphonic,
  5. microphonism,
  6. microphotometer,
  7. microphthalmia,
  8. microphyll,
  9. microphysics,
  10. microphyte

Origin of microphotograph

First recorded in 1855–60; micro- + photograph

Related formsmi·cro·pho·to·graph·ic [mahy-kruh-foh-tuh-graf-ik] /ˌmaɪ krəˌfoʊ təˈgræf ɪk/, adjectivemi·cro·pho·tog·ra·phy [mahy-kroh-fuh-tog-ruh-fee] /ˌmaɪ kroʊ fəˈtɒg rə fi/, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for microphotography

microphotograph

/ (ˌmaɪkrəʊˈfəʊtəˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf) /

noun

a photograph in which the image is greatly reduced and therefore requires optical enlargement for viewing purposes
a less common name for microcopy, photomicrograph (def. 1)
Derived Formsmicrophotographic, adjectivemicrophotography (ˌmaɪkrəʊfəˈtɒɡrəfɪ), noun

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Medicine definitions for microphotography

microphotograph

[ mī′krō-fōtə-grăf′ ]

n.

A photograph requiring magnification for viewing.
photomicrograph

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