“abnormal smallness of the ear,” 1881, Medical Latin, from micro- + Greek ous (genitive otos) “ear” (see ear (n.)).
microtia mi·cro·ti·a (mī-krō’shē-ə, -shə)
Abnormal smallness of the auricle of the ear.
[mahy-kruh-tohm] /ˈmaɪ krəˌtoʊm/ noun 1. an instrument for cutting very thin sections, as of organic tissue, for microscopic examination. /ˈmaɪkrəʊˌtəʊm/ noun 1. an instrument used for cutting thin sections, esp of biological material, for microscopical examination microtome mi·cro·tome (mī’krə-tōm’) n. An instrument that is used to cut a specimen, as of organic tissue, into thin […]
noun 1. the most accurate expression of a time that a computer is able to produce 2. the time taken (1/30000 second) by the human eye to register consciously an image before it
[mahy-kruh-tohn] /ˈmaɪ krəˌtoʊn/ noun 1. any musical interval smaller than a semitone, specifically, a . /ˈmaɪkrəʊˌtəʊn/ noun 1. any musical interval smaller than a semitone
[mahy-krot-uh-mee] /maɪˈkrɒt ə mi/ noun, plural microtomies. 1. the cutting of very thin sections with the microtome. /maɪˈkrɒtəmɪ/ noun (pl) -mies 1. the cutting of sections with a microtome microtomy mi·crot·o·my (mī-krŏt’ə-mē) n. The preparation of specimens with a microtome. Also called histotomy. mi’cro·tom’ic (mī’krə-tŏm’ĭk) adj.