- n scientific instrument that cuts thin slices of something for microscopic examination
- Then, with a microtome, they cut off slices only hundredths of a millimeter thick.
- There it is frozen with liquid nitrogen and then, with a device called a microtome, sliced into sections thinner than onion skin for examination under a microscope.
- And sometimes she contemplates the purely inane, just for fun The ritual and the microtome .
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- Digital 3-D atlas of brain reveals tiny details
In this photo provided by Katrin Amunts, Karl Zilles, Alan C. Evans, researchers use a microtome to cut sections from a brain preserved in paraffin wax into slivers 20-micrometers thick, resulting in over 7,400 slices.
June 20, 2013 - Washington Examiner