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micrography

(maɪˈkrɒɡrəfɪ)
n
1. (General Physics) the description, study, drawing, or photography of microscopic objects
2. (General Physics) the technique of using a microscope
3. the art or practice of writing in minute characters
miˈcrographer n
micrographic adj
ˌmicroˈgraphically adv

micrography

the art or technique of writing with extremely small characters. — micrographic, adj.
See also: Writing
the study, examination, or description of things that are so small they must be viewed through a microscope. — micrograph, n. — micrographic, adj.
See also: Size
Translations
micrografie

micrography

[maɪˈkrɒgrəfɪ] nmicrofotografia

mi·crog·ra·phy

, micrographia
n. micrografía, estudio microscópico.
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These have a noticeable effect on the handwriting and sketching abilities of patients, and micrographia (an acquired disorder that features abnormally small, cramped handwriting or the progression to progressively smaller handwriting) has been used for early-stage diagnosis of Parkinson's.
J had no unilateral tremor, masked fades, or micrographia.
Some nurses are aware of the secondary motor manifestations: dysarthria, dysphagia, hypophonia, micrographia, and the mask-like expression seen in some patients with Parkinson's disease.
But it was Antonie van Leeuwenhoek (1632-1723), said to have been inspired by seeing a copy of Hooke's Micrographia, who is credited with being the first to build a high-resolution, simple lens microscope to view small, living organisms, including bacteria and spermatozoa.
Get busy at Liverpool VG&M's holiday workshops Monday, August 4, 11, 18, 25, 1pm to 4pm Make ladybird books with Kate Bufton, make cards and pictures using potatoes to print birds with Tilly Dagnall, create your own atom art and be inspired by Micrographia display in the Tate Hall Museum and create Fire of London houses in these fun free workshops.
They describe role of the ideas of Aristotle, the scientific method of Francesco Redi, the transformation of science during the Enlightenment, Robert Hooke's Micrographia, Antonie van Leeuwenhoek's microscope, the ideas of Voltaire and Buffon, Darwin's The Origin of Species, germ theory of disease vs.
Pope's mock-heroic technique here is indebted to the advances that had been made in microscopy in the late seventeenth century, most famously in Robert Hooke's Micrographia, first published in 1665.
Images from Albrecht Durer's On Symmetry and Robert Hooke's Micrographia accompany film clips from Pierre Janet on dance and Christopher Baker on toy guns.
Robert Hooke's meticulous illustration of a flea from Micrographia (1667), which foretold a new chapter in natural history whereby organisms could be classified according to detailed descriptions of their anatomy.
MSA is characterized by orthostatic hypotension, bowel and bladder dysfunction, impairment of balance or equilibrium, micrographia, muscle weakness, dysphagia, speech impairment, and in the later stages breathing and swallowing difficulties.
The book covers much of the seventeenth century, from Johan Kepler's Somnium (Dream), published in 1634, to Robert Hooke's Micrographia, published in 1665.