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1. A photograph requiring magnification for viewing.
2. A photograph on microfilm.

mi′cro·pho′to·graph′ic adj.
mi′cro·pho·tog′ra·pher (-fə-tŏg′rə-fər) n.
mi′cro·pho·tog′ra·phy (-rə-fē) n.
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(ˌmaɪkrəʊˈfəʊtəˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf)
1. (Photography) a photograph in which the image is greatly reduced and therefore requires optical enlargement for viewing purposes
2. (Photography) a less common name for microcopy, photomicrograph1
ˌmicroˌphotoˈgraphic adj
microphotography n
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(ˌmaɪ krəˈfoʊ təˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf)

2. a small photograph requiring optical enlargement to render it visible in detail.
mi`cro•pho`to•graph′ic (-ˈgræf ɪk) adj.
mi`cro•pho•tog′ra•phy (-kroʊ fəˈtɒg rə fi) n.
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Macroscopic features were photographed using a stereoscope (NIKON SMZ800 with a Moticam 5) and microphotographs were taken using an OLYMPUS IX51 inverted microscope with an Olympus DP71 camera.
coli HS infection are observed by representative 24-h microphotographs, as shown in Figure 1C.
This evaluation was performed with microphotographs obtained from the samples they looked.
Diameter of the beads were derived from microphotographs obtained using a IX70 microscope displaying a calibrated scale using Image J software.
Microphotograph of CDC25A Immunohistochemistry in testicular tissue: Microphotographs with 400 X magnification show the process of spermatogenesis.
Microphotographs were obtained with an AxioCam MRC5 camera using a Carl Zeiss AxioZoom V16 microscope.
The microphotographs play a fundamental role to understand the spatial ordering of the studied soils.
Caption: Figure 3: Representative electron microphotographs of neuronal mitophagy in the ischemic penumbra of the cerebral cortex at 24 h after the reperfusion.
Caption: Figure 1: Optical microphotographs of native (a) and fermented modified potato starches (bar is 20 [micro]m): (b) AM-0.05, (c) AM-0.1, (d) AM-0.5, (e) AM-1, (f) Bl-0.05, (g) Bl-0.1, (h) Bl-0.5, and (i) Bl-1.
A microscope (Olympus BX-41) with an integrated camera (CoolSNAP-Pro Color) was used to take microphotographs that were digitalized.