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photomicrograph

[ foh-tuh-mahy-kruh-graf, -grahf ]

noun

  1. a photograph taken through a microscope.


photomicrograph

/ ˌfəʊtəʊˈmaɪkrəˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf; ˌfəʊtəʊˌmaɪkrəˈɡræfɪk; ˌfəʊtəʊmaɪˈkrɒɡrəfə /

noun

  1. a photograph of a microscope image Sometimes calledmicrophotograph
  2. a less common name for microphotograph


photomicrograph

/ fō′tō-mīkrə-grăf′ /

  1. A photograph made through a microscope.


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Derived Forms

  • photomicrographic, adjective
  • ˌphotoˌmicroˈgraphically, adverb
  • ˌphotomiˈcrography, noun
  • photomicrographer, noun

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Other Words From

  • pho·to·mi·crog·ra·phy [foh-t, uh, -mahy-, krog, -r, uh, -fee], noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of photomicrograph1

First recorded in 1855–60; photo- + micrograph

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Example Sentences

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.

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

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

Now you were discussing the reproduction of the color in the photomicrograph?

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