microphotograph love



from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A photograph requiring magnification for viewing.
  • n. A photograph on microfilm.
  • n. See photomicrograph.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A photograph so reduced in size that it must be viewed through a lens or a microscope.
  • n. A photograph taken through a microscope, an enlarged picture of a very small item or area; a photomicrograph.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A photograph of any object, made so small as to require a microscope for its examination; “a microscopic photograph of a macroscopic object” (A. C. Mercer).
  • n. See photomicrograph.


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

micro- +‎ photograph


  • In addition, he is just plain wrong in places: a photomicrograph is not the same as a microphotograph.

    Annoying and pretentious terms.

  • A. phase contrast microphotograph of bone marrow derived mesenchymal stem cells at passage 2.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • The microphotograph below shows bacteria that can be observed in prostate cancer.

    Red Ice Creations

  • The exceedingly small piece of collodion film containing the positive microphotograph image was mounted in balsam beneath a cover glass on a standard 3 x 1 slide. "

    Museum Blogs


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