ultramicroscopic


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ultramicroscopic

 [ul″trah-mi″kro-skop´ik]
too small to be seen with the ordinary light microscope.

sub·mi·cro·scop·ic

(sŭb'mī-krō-skop'ik),
Too minute to be visible with a light microscope.

ultramicroscopic

(ŭl′trə-mī′krə-skŏp′ĭk)
adj.
1. Too minute to be seen with an ordinary microscope.
2. Of or relating to an ultramicroscope.

sub·mi·cro·scop·ic

(sŭb'mī-krŏ-skop'ik)
Too minute to be visible with a light microscope.
Synonym(s): ultramicroscopic.

ultramicroscopic

Too small to be resolved by an ordinary optical microscope but visible when illuminated by light from the side agaist a dark background.

ultramicroscopic

too small to be seen with the ordinary light microscope.
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