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[mahy-krog-ruh-fee] /maɪˈkrɒg rə fi/

the description or delineation of microscopic objects.
examination or study with the microscope (opposed to ).
the technique or practice of using the microscope.
the art or practice of writing in very small characters.
the description, study, drawing, or photography of microscopic objects
the technique of using a microscope
the art or practice of writing in minute characters

1650s, “description of microscopic objects,” from micro- + -graphy. From 1899 as “art of writing in very small letters.”


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