megascopic


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meg·a·scop·ic

 (mĕg′ə-skŏp′ĭk)
adj.
Macroscopic.

meg′a·scop′i·cal·ly adv.
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megascopic

(ˌmɛɡəˈskɒpɪk)
adj
another word for macroscopic
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Adj.1.megascopic - visible to the naked eye (especially of rocks and anatomical features)megascopic - visible to the naked eye (especially of rocks and anatomical features)
seeable, visible - capable of being seen; or open to easy view; "a visible object"; "visible stars"; "mountains visible in the distance"; "a visible change of expression"; "visible files"
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