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photomicrograph

Line breaks: photo|micro|graph
Pronunciation: /ˌfəʊtəʊˈmʌɪkrəɡrɑːf
 
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Definition of photomicrograph in English:

noun

A photograph of a microscopic object, taken with the aid of a microscope.
Example sentences
  • An extensive number of photographs go with each gross description, followed by mostly color photomicrographs and often electron photomicrographs as well.
  • I use a photographic filtered lamp assembly with a trinocular microscope for photomicrographs of specimens.
  • Throughout his career, Julie was an innovator, contributing to improvements in photomicrographs and the microscopes, cameras, and film that produced them.

Derivatives

photomicrographer

1
noun
Example sentences
  • He was a photomicrographer, illustrating his Christmas cards with photographs of his micromounts.
  • First to go, in 1999, was Ross Anderson, husband of photomicrographer and author Vi Anderson and a skilled micromounter in his own right.
  • Before directing his efforts toward minerals, Julie was already a highly accomplished and innovative professional photomicrographer, mostly in the medical field.

photomicrography

2
Pronunciation: /-ˈkrɒɡrəfi/
noun
Example sentences
  • For fluorescence microscopy and photomicrography a Zeiss Axioplan microscope equipped with standard epifluorescence filters and Neofluar objectives was used.
  • The pairs of images here, selected from entries to Nikon's annual Small World Competition, epitomize the art of looking closer, as captured by some modern masters of photomicrography.
  • A Nikon Eclipse 600 microscope with screen measurement version 4 • 21 software was used for micrometry and photomicrography.

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