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photomicrograph

[ foh-tuh-mahy-kruh-graf, -grahf ]
/ ˌfoʊ təˈmaɪ krəˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /
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noun
a photograph taken through a microscope.
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Origin of photomicrograph

First recorded in 1855–60; photo- + micrograph

OTHER WORDS FROM photomicrograph

pho·to·mi·crog·ra·phy [foh-tuh-mahy-krog-ruh-fee], /ˌfoʊ tə maɪˈkrɒg rə fi/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for photomicrograph

photomicrograph
/ (ˌfəʊtəʊˈmaɪkrəˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf) /

noun
a photograph of a microscope imageSometimes called: microphotograph
a less common name for microphotograph (def. 1)

Derived forms of photomicrograph

photomicrographer (ˌfəʊtəʊmaɪˈkrɒɡrəfə), nounphotomicrographic (ˌfəʊtəʊˌmaɪkrəˈɡræfɪk), adjectivephotomicrographically, adverbphotomicrography, noun
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Scientific definitions for photomicrograph

photomicrograph
[ fō′tō-mīkrə-grăf′ ]

A photograph made through a microscope.
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