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photomicrograph

[foh-tuh-mahy-kruh-graf, -grahf] /ˌfoʊ təˈmaɪ krəˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/
noun
1.
a photograph taken through a microscope.
Compare cinemicrograph.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; photo- + micrograph
Related forms
photomicrography
[foh-tuh-mahy-krog-ruh-fee] /ˌfoʊ tə maɪˈkrɒg rə fi/ (Show IPA),
noun
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British Dictionary definitions for photomicrography

photomicrograph

/ˌfəʊtəʊˈmaɪkrəˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf/
noun
1.
a photograph of a microscope image Sometimes called microphotograph
2.
a less common name for microphotograph (sense 1)
Derived Forms
photomicrographer (ˌfəʊtəʊmaɪˈkrɒɡrəfə) noun
photomicrographic (ˌfəʊtəʊˌmaɪkrəˈɡræfɪk) adjective
photomicrographically, adverb
photomicrography, noun
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photomicrography in Medicine

photomicrograph pho·to·mi·cro·graph (fō'tō-mī'krə-grāf')
n.
A photograph made through a microscope. Also called microphotograph. v. pho·to·mi·cro·graphed, pho·to·mi·cro·graph·ing, pho·to·mi·cro·graphs
To photograph an object through a microscope.


pho'to·mi'cro·graph'ic adj.
pho'to·mi·crog'ra·phy (-mī-krŏg'rə-fē) n.
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photomicrography in Science
photomicrograph
  (fō'tō-mī'krə-grāf')   
A photograph made through a microscope.
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Encyclopedia Article for photomicrography

photography of objects under a microscope. Such opaque objects as metal and stone may be ground smooth, etched chemically to show their structure, and photographed by reflected light with a metallurgical microscope.

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