[ mahy-krot-uh-mee ]
/ maɪˈkrɒt ə mi /
noun, plural mi·crot·o·mies.
the cutting of very thin sections with the microtome.
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British Dictionary definitions for microtomy
/ (maɪˈkrɒtəmɪ) /
noun plural -mies
the cutting of sections with a microtome
Derived forms of microtomymicrotomic (ˌmaɪkrəʊˈtɒmɪk) or microtomical, adjectivemicrotomist, noun
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Medical definitions for microtomy
[ mī-krŏt′ə-mē ]
The preparation of specimens with a microtome.histotomy
Other words from microtomymi′cro•tom′ic (mī′krə-tŏm′ĭk) adj.
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