Microscopic vs Plasmodesma - What's the difference?

microscopic | plasmodesma |


As an adjective microscopic

is microscopic.

As a noun plasmodesma is

(biology) a microscopic channel traversing the cell walls of plant cells and some algal cells, enabling transport and communication between them.

microscopic

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of, or relating to microscopes or microscopy; microscopal.
  • We supply all microscopic stains and other materials.
  • So small that it can only be seen using a microscope.
  • The water was full of microscopic organisms.
  • Very small; minute
  • Compared to the galaxy, we are microscopic in scale.
  • Carried out with great attention to detail.
  • The police carried out a microscopic search of the crime scene.
  • Able to see extremely minute objects.
  • Why has not man a microscopic eye? — Alexander Pope.

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Antonyms

    * macroscopic

    See also

    * naked-eye

    plasmodesma

    English

    Noun

    (plasmodesmata) (wikipedia plasmodesma)
  • (biology) A microscopic channel traversing the cell walls of plant cells and some algal cells, enabling transport and communication between them.
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