bacterioscopy

bacterioscopy
\\ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈäskəpē\ noun (-es)
Etymology: bacteri- + -scopy
: microscopic examination or investigation of bacteria

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bacterioscopic /bak tear'ee euh skop"ik/, bacterioscopical, adj.bacterioscopically, adv.bacterioscopist, n.
/bak tear'ee os"keuh pee/, n.
the examination of bacteria with a microscope.
[BACTERIO- + -SCOPY]

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  • Bacterioscopy — Bac*te ri*os co*py (b[a^]k*t[=e] r[i^]*[o^]s k[ o]*p[y^]), n. [Bacterium + scopy; fr. Gr. bakth rion, ba ktron, a staff + skopei^n to view.] (Biol.) 1. The application of a knowledge of bacteria for their detection and identification, as in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bacterioscopy — bacterioscopic /bak tear ee euh skop ik/, bacterioscopical, adj. bacterioscopically, adv. bacterioscopist, n. /bak tear ee os keuh pee/, n. the examination of bacteria with a microscope. [BACTERIO + SCOPY] * * * …   Universalium

  • bacterioscopy — noun The use of microscopy to study bacteria …   Wiktionary

  • bacterioscopy — n. examination or investigation of bacteria using a microscope; implementation of knowledge of bacteria for the purpose of detecting and identifying them …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bacterioscopy — bac·te·ri·os·co·py …   English syllables

  • bacterioscopy —   n. examination of bacteria with microscope.    ♦ bacterioscopic, a.    ♦ bacterioscopist,   n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Bacterioscopic — Bacterioscopy Bac*te ri*os co*py (b[a^]k*t[=e] r[i^]*[o^]s k[ o]*p[y^]), n. [Bacterium + scopy; fr. Gr. bakth rion, ba ktron, a staff + skopei^n to view.] (Biol.) 1. The application of a knowledge of bacteria for their detection and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bacterioscopist — Bacterioscopy Bac*te ri*os co*py (b[a^]k*t[=e] r[i^]*[o^]s k[ o]*p[y^]), n. [Bacterium + scopy; fr. Gr. bakth rion, ba ktron, a staff + skopei^n to view.] (Biol.) 1. The application of a knowledge of bacteria for their detection and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scopically — Bacterioscopy Bac*te ri*os co*py (b[a^]k*t[=e] r[i^]*[o^]s k[ o]*p[y^]), n. [Bacterium + scopy; fr. Gr. bakth rion, ba ktron, a staff + skopei^n to view.] (Biol.) 1. The application of a knowledge of bacteria for their detection and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bacterioscopic — Bac*te ri*o*scop ic, a. (Biol.) Relating to bacterioscopy; as, a bacterioscopic examination. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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