microtomy

[mahy-krot-uh-mee]

noun, plural mi·crot·o·mies.

the cutting of very thin sections with the microtome.

Origin of microtomy

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British Dictionary definitions for microtomy

microtomy

noun plural -mies

the cutting of sections with a microtome
Derived Formsmicrotomic (ˌmaɪkrəʊˈtɒmɪk) or microtomical, adjectivemicrotomist, noun
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microtomy in Medicine

microtomy

[mī-krŏtə-mē]

n.

The preparation of specimens with a microtome.histotomy
Related formsmi′cro•tomic (mī′krə-tŏmĭk) adj.
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