microphthalmia mi·croph·thal·mi·a (mī’krŏf-thāl’mē-ə)
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, […]
[mahy-kruh-fahyt] /ˈmaɪ krəˌfaɪt/ noun 1. a microscopic plant. /ˈmaɪkrəʊˌfaɪt/ noun 1. an obsolete name for a bacterium
[mahy-krop-see-uh] /maɪˈkrɒp si ə/ noun, Ophthalmology. 1. a defect of vision in which objects appear to be smaller than their actual size. /maɪˈkrɒpsɪə/ noun 1. a defect of vision in which objects appear to be smaller than they appear to a person with normal vision micropsia mi·crop·si·a (mī-krŏp’sē-ə) n. A visual disorder in which objects […]