microscopic examination


microscopic examination
(microscopic comparison)
   Any study or examination made with the microscope in order to discover minute physical details.

Forensic science glossary. . 2012.

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  • microscopic examination — A medical examination or analysis by a competent technician or other physician using a microscope to determine the condition of blood, urine, etc. Anno: 135 ALR 885; 23 Am J2d Dep § 220. An examination of blood stains with the aid of a microscope …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • examination — noun 1 (formal) formal test ⇨ See also ↑exam ADJECTIVE ▪ certification (AmE), entrance ▪ final ▪ He has just completed his final examinations at São Paulo University. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • microscopic — [[t]ma͟ɪkrəskɒ̱pɪk[/t]] 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n Microscopic objects are extremely small, and usually can be seen only through a microscope. ...microscopic fibres of protein. Derived words: microscopically ADV ADV adj No living organisms, large or… …   English dictionary

  • microscopic — mi|cro|scop|ic [ ,maıkrə skapık ] adjective 1. ) very small: a microscopic hole that no one would notice a ) so small that you need to use a microscope to see it: microscopic life 2. ) a microscopic examination is done by looking at the details… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • microscopic — UK [ˌmaɪkrəˈskɒpɪk] / US [ˌmaɪkrəˈskɑpɪk] adjective 1) a) very small a microscopic hole that no one would notice b) so small that you need to use a microscope to see it microscopic creatures 2) a microscopic examination is done by looking at the… …   English dictionary

  • microscopic blood test — See microscopic examination …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Microscopic colitis — Classification and external resources Micrograph of collagenous colitis, a type of microscopic colitis. H E stain …   Wikipedia

  • examination — Any investigation or inspection made for the purpose of diagnosis; usually qualified by the method used. cytologic e. microscopic e. of cells, especially for diagnosis of disease. direct wet mount e. microscopic review at low (100×) and high dry… …   Medical dictionary

  • microscopic — adj. Microscopic is used with these nouns: ↑examination, ↑organism …   Collocations dictionary

  • examination —    The act of making a close and critical study of any material, and with questioned documents is the process necessary to discover the facts about them. Various types of examinations are undertaken, including microscopic, visual, photographic,… …   Forensic science glossary


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