microtomy

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microtomy

 [mi-krot´ah-me]
the cutting of thin sections.
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mi·crot·o·my

(mī-krot'ŏ-mē),
The making of thin sections of tissues for examination under the microscope.
Synonym(s): histotomy
[micro- + G. tomē, incision]
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mi·crot·o·my

(mī-krot'ŏ-mē)
The making of thin sections of tissues for examination under the microscope.
Synonym(s): histotomy.
[micro- + G. tomē, incision]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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