microinjection

noun
mi·​cro·​in·​jec·​tion | \ ˌmī-krō-in-ˈjek-shən How to pronounce microinjection (audio) \

Definition of microinjection

: injection under the microscope specifically : injection by means of a micropipette into a tissue or a single cell

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Other Words from microinjection

microinject \ ˌmī-​krō-​in-​ˈjekt How to pronounce microinject (audio) \ transitive verb

Examples of microinjection in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Enter the intracranial microinjection instrument (IMI) developed by Miles Cunningham and his colleagues at Harvard. Craig W. Stevens, The Conversation, "How gene editing a person’s brain cells could be used to curb the opioid epidemic," 5 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of microinjection

1921, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of microinjection was in 1921

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15 Aug 2020

Cite this Entry

“Microinjection.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microinjection. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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microinjection

noun
mi·​cro·​in·​jec·​tion | \ ˌmī-krō-in-ˈjek-shən How to pronounce microinjection (audio) \

Medical Definition of microinjection

: injection under the microscope specifically : injection especially by a micropipette into a tissue or a single cell

Other Words from microinjection

microinject \ -​in-​ˈjekt How to pronounce microinject (audio) \ transitive verb

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