Mi`cro*pho"to*graph (?), n. [Micro- + photograph.]

1.

A microscopically small photograph of a picture, writing, printed page, etc.

2.

An enlarged representation of a microscopic object, produced by throwing upon a sensitive plate the magnified image of an object formed by a microscope or other suitable combination of lenses.

A picture of this kind is preferably called a photomicrograph.

 

© Webster 1913.

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