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microphotograph

[mahy-kruh-foh-tuh-graf, -grahf] /ˌmaɪ krəˈfoʊ təˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/
noun
1.
microfilm (def 1).
2.
a small photograph requiring optical enlargement to render it visible in detail.
3.
a photomicrograph.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; micro- + photograph
Related forms
microphotographic
[mahy-kruh-foh-tuh-graf-ik] /ˌmaɪ krəˌfoʊ təˈgræf ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
microphotography
[mahy-kroh-fuh-tog-ruh-fee] /ˌmaɪ kroʊ fəˈtɒg rə fi/ (Show IPA),
noun
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British Dictionary definitions for microphotographic

microphotograph

/ˌmaɪkrəʊˈfəʊtəˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf/
noun
1.
a photograph in which the image is greatly reduced and therefore requires optical enlargement for viewing purposes
2.
a less common name for microcopy, photomicrograph (sense 1)
Derived Forms
microphotographic, adjective
microphotography (ˌmaɪkrəʊfəˈtɒɡrəfɪ) noun
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microphotographic in Medicine

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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