Microtomic
Microtomic Mi`cro*tom"ic, Microtomical Mi`cro*tom"ic*al, a. Of or pert. to the microtome or microtomy; cutting thin slices. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • microtomic — See microtomy. * * * …   Universalium

  • microtomic — adj. of microtomy, of the cutting of thin layers with a microtome …   English contemporary dictionary

  • microtomic — mi·cro·tomic …   English syllables

  • microtomic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Microtomical — Microtomic Mi cro*tom ic, Microtomical Mi cro*tom ic*al, a. Of or pert. to the microtome or microtomy; cutting thin slices. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • microtome — microtomic /muy kreuh tom ik/, adj. microtomist, n. /muy kreuh tohm /, n. an instrument for cutting very thin sections, as of organic tissue, for microscopic examination. [1855 60; MICRO + TOME] * * * …   Universalium

  • microtomical — adjective see microtomic * * * microtomic / tomˈik/ or microtomˈical adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑microtome …   Useful english dictionary

  • mi|cro|tom|i|cal — «MY kruh TOM uh kuhl», adjective. = microtomic. (Cf. ↑microtomic) …   Useful english dictionary

  • microtomy — /maɪˈkrɒtəmi/ (say muy krotuhmee) noun the cutting of very thin sections, as with the microtome. –microtomic /maɪkrəˈtɒmɪk/ (say muykruh tomik), microtomical /maɪkrəˈtɒmɪkəl/ (say muykruh tomikuhl), adjective –microtomist, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • microtome —   n. instrument for cutting minute sections.    ♦ microtomic(al), a.    ♦ microtomy, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

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