- n. one of the smallest microscopically detectable particles.
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amicron — n. [Gr. a, without; mikros, small] One of the smallest particles detectable with the electron microscope; smaller than one (1) nm and can only be seen as a diffuse illumination in the track of the beam … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology
amicron — ami·cron … English syllables
amicron — (ˈ)āˈmīˌkrän sometimes mi or krən noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary a (II) + micron, originally formed as German amikron : one of the smallest particles detectable with the ultramicroscope (about 1×10 7 cm in diameter) … Useful english dictionary