[mahy-kroh-plangk-tuh n] /ˌmaɪ kroʊˈplæŋk tən/
visible as individual organisms only with the aid of a microscope, which excludes most animal .
A subset of PLANNER, implemented in Lisp by Gerald Sussman et al at MIT. Its important features were goal-oriented, pattern-directed procedure invocation, an embedded knowledge base, and automatic backtracking. microPLANNER was superseded by Conniver. [“microPLANNER Reference Manual”, G.J. Sussman et al, AI Memo 203, MIT AI Lab, 1970]. (1995-01-10)
micropodia mi·cro·po·di·a (mī’krō-pō’dē-ə) n. Abnormal smallness of the feet.
microplethysmography mi·cro·pleth·ys·mog·ra·phy (mī’krō-plěth’ĭz-mŏg’rə-fē) n. The technique of measuring and recording minute changes in the size of a limb or organ as a result of the volume of blood flowing into and out of it.
adjective pertaining to an urban area with a population between 10,000 and 50,000; a small city Examples The U.S. government is adopting the term “micropolitan” as a new category of community. Word Origin 1982