ultramicrotome

[ uhl-truh-mahy-kruh-tohm ]
/ ˌʌl trəˈmaɪ krəˌtoʊm /

noun Histology.

a microtome capable of producing very fine slices of tissue or cellular specimens for electron microscopic examination.

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Origin of ultramicrotome

First recorded in 1945–50; ultra- + microtome
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