too small to be seen through a microscope.
- Sometimes sub·mi·cro·scop·i·cal .
- sub·mi·cro·scop·i·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use submicroscopic in a sentence
Very few, if any, higher life forms existed that did not have some sort of submicroscopic parasite afflicting them.Star Surgeon | Alan Nourse
In any case, a microscope would have done Brown little good in trying to detect the submicroscopic beings of the Rell.The Hitch Hikers | Vernon L. McCain
These colloid substances have a submicroscopic or micellian structure; they are web-like, porous and absorb water eagerly.The Natural History of Clay | Alfred B. Searle
British Dictionary definitions for submicroscopic
too small to be seen through an optical microscope
- submicroscopically, adverb
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