microtome definition

  • noun:
    • a musical instrument accustomed cut a specimen, since natural muscle, into thin sections for microscopic examination.
    • a particular tool that creates extremely slim cuts of plant and animal areas, for later on evaluation by light microscope or electron microscope.
    • An instrument in making very slim areas for microscopical evaluation.
    • a musical instrument to make extremely fine areas or slim pieces of things for microscopic assessment.
    • scientific instrument that cuts thin slices of something for microscopic evaluation
  • verb:
    • To cut into areas making use of a microtome
  • others:
    • To reduce (a tissue or organ) into thin areas with a microtome.

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