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  • n. An expert at microscopy

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One skilled in, or given to, microscopy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One skilled or versed in microscopy; one who makes use of the microscope.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a scientist who specializes in research with the use of microscopes


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  • Sydney had hired a spectacularly gifted electron microscopist, Nichol Thomson, who could cut and collect the thousands of serial section needed to trace the wiring of the nervous system, which was done by John White and Eileen Southgate.

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  • They may need a translator at somepoint but alas not a microscopist.

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  • The microscopist will keep your weight up; Pops and I will be fine on our own, with the roaming peacocks and rainwater collecting in the rusting satellite dish.


  • I can see her now, fingering her brittle bangs, blinking so fast that this microscopist she's found might be alarmed if he were to look at her, but he has not done much of that; instead he peers at the monitor, uses a sterling accessory to show her the worms.


  • When, after studying at St George's, Carter was awarded an Anatomical Studentship at the Royal College of Surgeons under the comparative anatomist Richard Owen and the microscopist John Quekett, Carter was expected to keep a regular journal of work.

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  • This image is drawing by Dutch physicist and microscopist Nicolas Hartsoekerfrom from1694.


  • I've been a scanning electron microscopist for many years, I have thousands of electron micrographs, and when I'm staring at the mycelium I realize that they are microfiltration membranes.

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  • But now there is an observer whose methods of observation are more refined than those of men who use their eye, even though it be aided by the microscope; a man who sees indirectly further than we can see directly — that is, the chemist; and the chemist took up this question, and his discovery was not less remarkable than that of the microscopist.


  • Post-doctoral student and electron microscopist James McBride is interested in quantum dots, says David Salisbury on the Vanderbilt University site.

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  • Even a trained electron microscopist cannot distinguish the inner structure of most kinds of cells from any species.

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