Microtomic - definition of microtomic by The Free Dictionary
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n. pl. mi·crot·o·mies
The preparation of specimens with a microtome.
mi′cro·tom′ic (mī′krə-tŏm′ĭk) adj.
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In the next stage, specimens were dehydrated and blocked; then, the microtomic
sections were prepared and stained with Hematoxylen and Eosin (H & E).
But the result is a minute, almost microtomic
dissection of a work and its intellectual and physical history that is of incalculable help to scholars.