Micrography
Micrography Mi*crog"ra*phy, n. [Micro- + -graphy: cf. F. micrographie.] 1. The description of microscopic objects. [1913 Webster]

2. Examination or study by means of the microscope, as of an etched surface of metal to determine its structure. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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