Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

microphotograph

[mahy-kruh-foh-tuh-graf, -grahf]
See more synonyms for microphotograph on Thesaurus.com
noun
  1. microfilm(def 1).
  2. a small photograph requiring optical enlargement to render it visible in detail.
  3. a photomicrograph.
Show More

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
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for microphotography

Historical Examples

  • An article will soon be published on microphotography for amateurs.

    Harper's Round Table, May 21, 1895

    Various


British Dictionary definitions for microphotography

microphotograph

noun
  1. a photograph in which the image is greatly reduced and therefore requires optical enlargement for viewing purposes
  2. a less common name for microcopy, photomicrograph (def. 1)
Show More
Derived Formsmicrophotographic, adjectivemicrophotography (ˌmaɪkrəʊfəˈtɒɡrəfɪ), noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

microphotography in Medicine

microphotograph

(mī′krō-fōtə-grăf′)
n.
  1. A photograph requiring magnification for viewing.
  2. photomicrograph