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photomicrograph

[foh-tuh-mahy-kruh-graf, -grahf]
noun
  1. a photograph taken through a microscope.
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Origin of photomicrograph

First recorded in 1855–60; photo- + micrograph
Related formspho·to·mi·crog·ra·phy [foh-tuh-mahy-krog-ruh-fee] /ˌfoʊ tə maɪˈkrɒg rə fi/, noun
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Examples from the Web for photomicrograph

Historical Examples

  • The photomicrograph of the pigment shows the presence of many large particles.

    Paint Technology and Tests

    Henry A. Gardner

  • The photomicrograph of this pigment shows its extremely fine, amorphous nature with complete absence of crystals.

  • This is a photograph, photomicrograph, rather, of the breech face marks on two cartridge cases.

    Warren Commission (3 of 26): Hearings Vol. III (of 15)

    The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

  • In Exhibit 667, I have a photomicrograph of a root of a human hair.

    Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15)

    The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

  • This chart contains a photomicrograph of Oswald's pubic hairs.

    Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15)

    The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy


British Dictionary definitions for photomicrograph

photomicrograph

noun
  1. a photograph of a microscope imageSometimes called: microphotograph
  2. a less common name for microphotograph (def. 1)
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Derived Formsphotomicrographer (ˌfəʊtəʊmaɪˈkrɒɡrəfə), nounphotomicrographic (ˌfəʊtəʊˌmaɪkrəˈɡræfɪk), adjectivephotomicrographically, adverbphotomicrography, noun
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photomicrograph in Medicine

photomicrograph

(fō′tō-mīkrə-grăf′)
n.
  1. A photograph made through a microscope.microphotograph
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v.
  1. To photograph an object through a microscope.
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Related formspho′to•mi′cro•graphic adj.pho′to•mi•crogra•phy (-mī-krŏgrə-fē) n.
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photomicrograph in Science

photomicrograph

[fō′tō-mīkrə-grăf′]
  1. A photograph made through a microscope.
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