microdissection


mi·cro·dis·sec·tion

noun \ˌmī-krō-di-ˈsek-shən, -dī-\

Definition of MICRODISSECTION

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

First Known Use of MICRODISSECTION

1914

mi·cro·dis·sec·tion

noun \ˌmī-krō-dis-ˈek-shən, -dī-ˈsek-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MICRODISSECTION

: dissection under the microscope; specifically : dissection of cells and tissues by means of fine needles that are precisely manipulated by levers
mi·cro·dis·sect·ed \-təd\ adjective

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