microtomy

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mi·crot·o·my

 (mī-krŏt′ə-mē)
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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microtomy

(maɪˈkrɒtəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Biology) the cutting of sections with a microtome
microtomic, ˌmicroˈtomical adj
miˈcrotomist n
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microtomy

the science or practice of preparing extremely thin slices of tissue, etc, cut by a microtome, for study under the microscope. — microtomist, n. — microtomic, adj.
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mi·crot·o·my

n. microtomía, corte de secciones finas de tejido.
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