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mi·cros·co·py

 (mī-krŏs′kə-pē)
n. pl. mi·cros·co·pies
1.
a. The study of microscopes.
b. The use of microscopes.
2. Investigation employing a microscope.

mi·cros′co·pist n.

microscopy

(maɪˈkrɒskəpɪ)
n
1. (General Physics) the study, design, and manufacture of microscopes
2. (General Physics) investigation by use of a microscope
microscopist n

mi•cros•co•py

(maɪˈkrɒs kə pi, ˈmaɪ krəˌskoʊ pi)

n.
1. the use of the microscope.
2. microscopic investigation.
[1655–65]
mi•cros′co•pist, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.microscopy - research with the use of microscopesmicroscopy - research with the use of microscopes
research - systematic investigation to establish facts
electron microscopy - microscopy with the use of electron microscopes
dark field illumination, dark ground illumination - a form of microscopic examination of living material by scattered light; specimens appear luminous against a dark background
fluorescence microscopy - light microscopy in which the specimen is irradiated at wavelengths that excite fluorochromes
stain - (microscopy) a dye or other coloring material that is used in microscopy to make structures visible
Translations

microscopy

[maɪˈkrɒskəpɪ] Nmicroscopía f

mi·cros·co·py

n. microscopía, examen que se realiza con un microscopio.

microscopy

n microscopia or microscopía
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