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submicroscopic

[suhb-mahy-kruh-skop-ik] /ˌsʌb maɪ krəˈskɒp ɪk/
adjective
1.
too small to be seen through a microscope.
Also, submicroscopical.
Origin
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submicroscopically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for submicroscopic

submicroscopic

/ˌsʌbmaɪkrəˈskɒpɪk/
adjective
1.
too small to be seen through an optical microscope
Derived Forms
submicroscopically, adverb
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submicroscopic in Medicine

submicroscopic sub·mi·cro·scop·ic (sŭb'mī-krə-skŏp'ĭk)
adj.
Too small to be visible under the most powerful optical microscope.

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