Examples from the Web for microtome
There's a microtome in the laboratory here, but I might take weeks to get on terms with it.
When cold, the sections may be cut in any of the ordinary forms of microtome.On Laboratory Arts|Richard Threlfall
An instrument which will cut a blood corpuscle into several parts—that's the Microtome, the "small-cutter," as the name implies.The Romance of Modern Mechanism|Archibald Williams
Murt found Phyllis Sutton at the microtome, finishing a wax section, and showed her the bulletin.Mate in Two Moves|Winston Marks
Henceforth I'll keep to the strictly neutral 'it' when I mention a microtome.