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microdissection

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noun mi·cro·dis·sec·tion \ˌmī-krō-di-ˈsek-shən, -dī-\

Definition of microdissection

  1. :  dissection under the microscope; specifically :  dissection of cells and tissues by means of fine needles that are precisely manipulated by levers



1914

First Known Use of microdissection

1914


Medical Dictionary

microdissection

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noun mi·cro·dis·sec·tion \ˌmī-krō-dis-ˈek-shən, -dī-ˈsek-\

Medical Definition of microdissection

  1. :  dissection under the microscope; specifically :  dissection of cells and tissues by means of fine needles that are precisely manipulated by levers

microdissected

\-təd\play adjective



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