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macroscopic

 [mak″ro-skop´ik]
of large size; visible to the unaided eye.

mac·ro·scop·ic

(mak'rō-skop'ik),
1. Of a size visible with the unaided eye or without the use of a microscope.
2. Relating to macroscopy.

macroscopic

/mac·ro·scop·ic/ (mak″ro-skop´ik) gross (2).

macroscopic

(măk′rə-skŏp′ĭk) also

macroscopical

(-ĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Large enough to be perceived or examined by the unaided eye.
2. Relating to observations made by the unaided eye.

mac′ro·scop′i·cal·ly adv.

macroscopic

[-skop′ik]
Etymology: Gk, makros, large, skopein, to view
large enough to be examined with the naked eye. Compare microscopic.

macroscopic

adjective Referring to a thing large enough to see with the naked eye.

mac·ro·scop·ic

(mak'rō-skop'ik)
1. Of a size visible with the naked eye or without the use of a microscope.
2. Relating to macroscopy.

macroscopic

Visible to the naked eye.

mac·ro·scop·ic

(mak'rō-skop'ik)
1. Of a size visible with the naked eye or without the use of a microscope.
2. Relating to macroscopy.

macroscopic

of large size; visible to the unaided eye.

macroscopic anatomy
see gross anatomy.
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Macroscopical and microscopical observations of the tongue in the Iraqi goats (Capra hircus).
With reference to the class of materials considered here, at a macroscopical level, it is observed that:
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Macroscopical and histological analyses were carried out in oyster tissues.
During preparation of the cartilage specimens, the respective investigators (MFM, SC) discovered a macroscopical thickening of the cartilage of the right hip.
Each fetus was examined in order to get the following: 1) body shape (head, chest, abdomen, pelvis and limbs subdivisions); 2) presence and location of cephalic structures (ears, eyes, nose, nasal fossas, lips); 3) limbs (position, lenght and presence and number of fingers); 4) macroscopical aspects of genital and perineal areas (penis or vagina and anal opening); 5) organ sprout relief, hair and nails, mammary line or mammary glands; 6) tail lenght, and 7) weight.
These features can be determined and evaluated by a variety of macroscopical, microscopical, chemical, and instrumental methods.
In addition, the overall mechanical behavior showed in stress--strain curves agrees with the macroscopical behavior presented in the photographs of PP and both composites specimens after mechanical testing (Fig.