TITLE

submicroscopic

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2098
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "submicroscopic" is presented. It refers to an organism that is too small to be seen through a microscope.
ACCESSION #
21247150

 

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