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macroscopic (mak-ruh-SKOP-ik) adjective
1. Large enough to be visible to the unaided eye.
2. Of or relating to large units; comprehensive.
[From Greek macro- (large, long) + -scopic, from scope, from skopos (aim, mark).]
"We should have a more thorough and macroscopic view."
"We are slaves of the macroscopic, failing to appreciate the overwhelming
domination of the microbial. Another proof that microbes rule."
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What a strange machine man is! You fill him with bread, wine, fish, and radishes, and out comes sighs, laughter, and dreams. -Nikos Kazantzakis, poet and novelist (1883-1957)