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Definition of Macroscopic

Macroscopic: Large enough to be seen with the naked eye, as opposed to microscopic. For example, a macroscopic tumor is big enough to be seen without the aid of a microscope. From the Greek macro- (large, long) + -scopic, from skopos (aim, mark).

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2013

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