Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The study of microscopes.
  • noun The use of microscopes.
  • noun Investigation employing a microscope.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act or art of using the microscope; investigation with the microscope: as, to be skilled in microscopy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The use of the microscope; investigation with the microscope.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun the study of microscopes, their design and manufacture
  • noun the use of microscopes

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  • noun research with the use of microscopes

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Examples

  • But thanks to rapid advances in microscopy in the last decade, researchers can now watch a single gene being transcribed from DNA -- one atom at a time -- or observe the activity of a protein molecule as it moves inside a living cell.

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  • But thanks to rapid advances in microscopy in the last decade, researchers can now watch a single gene being transcribed from DNA -- one atom at a time -- or observe the activity of a protein molecule as it moves inside a living cell.

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  • The great breakthrough in microscopy came when it was found possible to produce an image of an object using an electron beam.

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  • The latest contribution to the development of microscopy is what is termed the scanning tunneling microscope.

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  • While the latter pays much better, it certainly does less for the world than my previous work in biomath working on multiphoton microscopy, which is mostly used for understanding cellular activities WRT cancer.

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  • As there is no natural science proper called microscopy, embracing all the observations made by means of the microscope, so care should be taken not to deduce the principle of a science from the chief instrument it employs.

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  • To image kinesin at this critical stage, Downing and Sindelar turned to cryoelectron microscopy, which is a type of electron microscopy in which the sample is studied at extremely low temperatures.

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  • To image kinesin at this critical stage, Downing and Sindelar turned to cryoelectron microscopy, which is a type of electron microscopy in which the sample is studied at extremely low temperatures.

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  • Traditional microscopy, which is over 100 years old, is how tuberculosis is usually detected, and we simply have to have a better way of doing that.

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  • To image kinesin at this critical stage, Downing and Sindelar turned to cryoelectron microscopy, which is a type of electron microscopy in which the sample is studied at extremely low temperatures.

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