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microscopic

 [mi″kro-skop´ik]
1. of extremely small size; visible only by the aid of a microscope.
2. pertaining or relating to a microscope or to microscopy.

mi·cro·scop·ic

, microscopical (mī'krō-skop'ik, -i-kăl),
1. Of minute size; visible only with the aid of the microscope.
2. Relating to a microscope.

microscopic

/mi·cro·scop·ic/ (mi″kro-skop´ik)
1. of extremely small size; visible only by the aid of the microscope.
2. pertaining or relating to a microscope or to microscopy.

microscopic

[mī′krəskop′ik]
Etymology: Gk, mikros + skopein, to look
1 pertaining to a microscope.
2 very small; visible only when magnified and illuminated by a microscope. Compare gross.

microscopic

adjective Too small to be seen without the aid of microscope.

mi·cro·scop·ic

, microscopical (mī'krŏ-skop'ik, -skop'i-kăl)
1. Of minute size; visible only with the aid of the microscope.
2. Relating to a microscope.

microscopic

of extremely small size; visible only with the aid of a microscope.

microscopic agglutination test
see microscopic agglutination test.
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