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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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Adv.1.microscopically - by using a microscope; so as to be visible only with a microscope; as seen with a microscope; "the blood was examined microscopically"; "the seeds were microscopically small"
2.microscopically - as if by using a microscope; with extreme precision and attention to detail; in minute detail; "every manuscript was edited microscopically"
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[ˌmaɪkrəʊˈskɒpɪklɪ] ADVmicroscópicamente
microscopically smallmicroscópico
to examine sth microscopically (with microscope) → examinar algo al microscopio
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(ˈmaikrəskəup) noun
an instrument which makes very small objects able to be seen magnifying them greatly. Germs are very small, and can only be seen with the aid of a microscope.
ˌmicroˈscopic (-ˈsko-) adjective
seen only by the aid of a microscope. microscopic bacteria.
ˌmicroˈscopically adverb
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I have no word to say for or about the microscopically unimportant excessivist, the dipsomaniac.
Microscopically small had been the edges of the lung-tissue touched by the frost, but they now began to slough off, giving rise to a dry, hacking cough.
There was only one other person in the room: a microscopically small footboy, who waited on the malevolent man who hadn't got into the Post-Office.
* Using adult foreskins donated voluntarily, the researchers were able to preserve the connective tissue matrix of the foreskin that maintains it shape (both grossly and microscopically) and elasticity.
The porosity is observed both mesoscopically and microscopically, including inter-granular and intra-granular porosities.
Regarding small invasive carcinomas that can be submitted in one block, these are assessed microscopically. In the College of American Pathologists (CAP) breast protocol, "the best size for AJCC T classification should use information from imaging, gross examination and microscopic evaluation."2
The new system converts the DNA base-pair A-T to G-C, a microscopically small effect with massive implications for science and medicine.
Mohs surgery involves removing one layer of tissue at a time, which is then microscopically examined for cancer cells; excision surgery removes more of the surrounding healthy tissue than does Mohs, and requires post-excision stitches.
The thin dried fixed blood smears were stained using Giemsa's protocol and examined microscopically for presence of any blood parasites including piroplasms.
Microscopically, neoplastic cells infiltration with large round nuclei were observed.
A: These are indeed a species of bird's-nest fungi--Crucibulum laeve or a closely related species that can only be distinguished microscopically. These fungi are actually fairly common (though often overlooked) on wood chips and decaying twigs.
He said the question was how a "microscopically small" sample of Docherty's DNA came to be on the 16-year-old's body.