microscopic


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Wikipedia.

microscopic

(less commonly), microscopical
not large enough to be seen with the naked eye but visible under a microscope

microscopic

[¦mī·krə¦skäp·ik]
(optics)
(science and technology)
Of extremely small size.

microscopic

Observable only with the aid of a microscope.
References in periodicals archive ?
Microscopic image photography techniques of the past, present, and future.
The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape of Microscopic Polyangiitis (MPA)
Assessment of asymptomatic microscopic hematuria in adults.
Jeehan Tawialh, WHO Representatives in the Sultanate delivered a speech where she stressed the importance of microscopic diagnosis of malaria.
Prior to automation at York Hospital, two to three technologists were fully occupied performing microscopic urinalysis all day.
Four works referencing Spanish Baroque masterpieces depicting the Immaculate Conception (by Velazquez, Zurbaran, Murillo and Juan de Valdes Leal) recapitulate their source images via a formal vocabulary drawn from microscopic processes of asexual reproduction, three derived from Rhodomicrobium vannielii (erroneously referred to as "vannillie" in all the titles), the other from yeast.
SPR technology offers benefits for heating liquids by preventing scale accumulation and by promoting mixing of liquids with gases (two phase fluids), powders, and other liquids at the microscopic level to increase mass transfer rate.
But Smart Apple doesn't limit its productions to history and religion: its ever-expanding roundup of series adds includes science, health, social issues and liberal arts with such contributions as the 'Micro World' series Microscopic Life In Your Body (1583404708) and Microscopic Life In The Garden (1583404732), with Sean Connolly's social surveys the 'In Time of Need' series covering War (1583403914) and Fire (1583403922), with its 'Body in Action series Eating (1583404368) and Moving (1583404376), and with its excellent 'Body Science' titles Inside The Brain (1583404627) and Digesting Food (1583404619).
Plastic-based litter is inundating the world's oceans and polluting shorelines down to the microscopic level, according to British scientists who recently completed a multi-year study on the problem in and around Great Britain.
The most common microscopic subtype is the follicular pattern.
Mesalamine produced clinical and histologic remission of microscopic colitis and obviated the need for maintenance therapy in most patients, Dr.