microphotographic

microphotograph

[mahy-kruh-foh-tuh-graf, -grahf]
noun
1.
microfilm ( def 1 ).
2.
a small photograph requiring optical enlargement to render it visible in detail.
3.
a photomicrograph.

Origin:
1855–60; micro- + photograph

microphotographic [mahy-kruh-foh-tuh-graf-ik] , adjective
microphotography [mahy-kroh-fuh-tog-ruh-fee] , noun
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microphotograph (ˌmaɪkrəʊˈfəʊtəˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf)
 
n
1.  a photograph in which the image is greatly reduced and therefore requires optical enlargement for viewing purposes
2.  microcopy a less common name for photomicrograph
 
microphoto'graphic
 
adj
 
microphotography
 
n

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microphotograph mi·cro·pho·to·graph (mī'krō-fō'tə-grāf')
n.

  1. A photograph requiring magnification for viewing.

  2. See photomicrograph.

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