[mahy-kruh-foh-tuh-graf, -grahf] /ˌmaɪ krəˈfoʊ təˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/
a small requiring optical enlargement to render it visible in detail.
a photograph in which the image is greatly reduced and therefore requires optical enlargement for viewing purposes
a less common name for microcopy, photomicrograph (sense 1)
microphotograph mi·cro·pho·to·graph (mī’krō-fō’tə-grāf’)
[mahy-kroh-foh-tom-i-ter] /ˌmaɪ kroʊ foʊˈtɒm ɪ tər/ noun, Optics. 1. a adapted for measuring the intensity of light emitted, transmitted, or reflected by minute objects.
microphthalmia mi·croph·thal·mi·a (mī’krŏf-thāl’mē-ə) n. Abnormal smallness of the eye. Also called microphthalmos, nanophthalmia, nanophthalmos.
/ˈmaɪkrəʊfɪl/ noun 1. (botany) the relatively small type of leaf produced by club mosses and horsetails Compare megaphyll noun a type of small leaf found on clubmosses and horsetails, with a single unbranched midrib Usage Note science microphyll (mī’krə-fĭl’) A leaf with only one vascular bundle and no complex network of veins. Horsetails and lycophytes […]
[mahy-kruh-fiz-iks] /ˌmaɪ krəˈfɪz ɪks/ noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. the branch of dealing with physical objects that are not large enough to be observed and treated directly, as elementary particles, atoms, and molecules. /ˌmaɪkrəʊˈfɪzɪks/ noun 1. (functioning as sing) the branch of physics concerned with small objects and systems, such as atoms, molecules, […]