Definition of micrograph in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmīkrəˌɡraf/


A photograph taken by means of a microscope.
Example sentences
  • Both the electron micrographs and the light micrographs are very clear and well labeled.
  • To the left is an electron micrograph of a cluster of influenza viruses, each about 100 nanometers (billionths of a meter) long; both membrane and protein coat are visible.
  • Indeed, electron micrographs show rouleau formations comprised of cupshaped erythrocytes with curved contact surfaces.



Pronunciation: /ˌmīkrəˈɡrafik/
Example sentences
  • Consequently, much of the current understanding of this intricate developmental process comes from electron micrographic studies of mammalian spermatogenesis as well as analysis of mice with mutations that affect this process.
  • The range of angles observed in electron micrographic tomograms of rapidly frozen muscle fibers was ordered into a sequence compatible with a continuously attached, progressive 13-nm power stroke.
  • Electron micrographic studies of regenerating S. pombe protoplasts have substantiated this view by demonstrating an intimate association between F-actin structures and sites of new cell wall formation.


Pronunciation: /ˌmīkrəˈɡrafik/
Example sentences
  • For example, use of micrographics may be advantageous when multiple users frequently need voluminous records or when an agency needs to widely distribute records.
  • After an introduction to microfilming, those handbooks about micrographics and the printed instructions become much more understandable.
  • With micrographics and document imaging equipment you can take thousands of documents and folders and put them on one little CD or a few rolls of film.


Pronunciation: /mīˈkräɡrəfē/
Example sentences
  • To calculate expression density, the mean surface area of the K562 cells was determined from digital video micrography of over 100 healthy cells, yielding a mean apparent surface area of 584 + / 13 pan2 SEM.
  • What is perhaps most revealing about Hooke's text is its composite character, as it enacts what Browne might have called the ‘amphibologies,’ the ambiguous frames of mind of which micrography is the theater.
  • Two-surface optical micrography decisively reveals that the ferrite component of upper bainite is composed of groups of thin parallel laths with a well-defined crystallographic habit.

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Syllabification: mi·cro·graph

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