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 (mī′krə-skŏp′ĭk) also mi·cro·scop·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
a. Too small to be seen by the unaided eye but large enough to be studied under a microscope.
b. Of, relating to, or concerned with a microscope.
2. Exceedingly small; minute: "The activities of men ... were reduced to a microscopic scale" (John Hersey).
3. Characterized by or done with extreme attention to detail: a microscopic investigation.

mi′cro·scop′i·cal·ly adv.
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Adj.1.microscopical - of or relating to or used in microscopymicroscopical - of or relating to or used in microscopy; "microscopic analysis"; "microscopical examination"
2.microscopical - visible under a microscope; using a microscope
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"
3.microscopical - so small as to be invisible without a microscope; "differences were microscopic"
little, small - limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a little dining room"; "a little house"; "a small car"; "a little (or small) group"


, microscopical
a. microscópico-a, rel. al microscopio.
References in classic literature ?
For these reasons and because he was hampering in a microscopical degree the administration of the Indian Empire, the Indian Empire paused for one microscopical moment to make inquiry into the fate of Imray.
What incalculable numbers of these microscopical animals
Microscopical examination showed a well-circumscribed tumor composed of nests of cells with round or oval nuclei and abundant clear cytoplasm.
Pabst et al, 'The tattoos of the Tyrolean Iceman: a light microscopical, ultrastructural and element analytical study,, Journal of Archeological Science, vol.
A definitive diagnosis of feline IBD can only be based on a microscopical evaluation of tissue collected through an intestinal or gastric biopsy.
There was tumoral infiltration in the renal cortex in microscopical examination.
Palenik, S: Microscopical trace evidence--the overlooked clue; The Microscope 30:281; 1982.
Microscopical examination showed classical features of Giant cell tumour of bone with round or oval mononuclear cells interspersed with many multinucleated osteoclastic type of giant cells.
Sarcocystis infection in cattle at Assiut abattoir: microscopical and serological studies.
ESRIC, its research, outreach and educational programmes have become internationally acclaimed over recent years and this years summer school was sponsored by the Wellcome Trust and the Royal Microscopical Society as well as by all the major microscope manufacturers in the world.
Microscopical examination revealed the neoplastic cells formed as acini and they become cystic type.