ultramicroscopic

/ (ˌʌltrəˌmaɪkrəˈskɒpɪk) /

adjective

too small to be seen with an optical microscope
of or relating to an ultramicroscope

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Derived forms of ultramicroscopic

ultramicroscopy (ˌʌltrəmaɪˈkrɒskəpɪ), noun
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Example sentences from the Web for ultramicroscopic

  • The term virus or filterable virus is likewise applied to these ultramicroscopic and filterable agents.

    The Fundamentals of Bacteriology|Charles Bradfield Morrey
  • In this way as well as by the inoculation of animals the presence of the ultramicroscopic kinds may be demonstrated.

    Insects and Diseases|Rennie W. Doane

Medical definitions for ultramicroscopic

ultramicroscopic
[ ŭl′trə-mī′krə-skŏpĭk ]

adj.

Too minute to be seen with an ordinary microscope.
Of or relating to an ultramicroscope.
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