micromanipulation

noun
mi·​cro·​ma·​nip·​u·​la·​tion | \ ˌmī-krō-mə-ˌni-pyə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce micromanipulation (audio) \

Definition of micromanipulation

: the technique or practice of manipulating cells or tissues

First Known Use of micromanipulation

1921, in the meaning defined above

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“Micromanipulation.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/micromanipulation. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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micromanipulation

noun
mi·​cro·​ma·​nip·​u·​la·​tion | \ ˌmī-krō-mə-ˌnip-yə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce micromanipulation (audio) \

Medical Definition of micromanipulation

: the technique or practice of manipulating cells or tissues (as by microdissection or microinjection)

Other Words from micromanipulation

micromanipulate \ -​ˈnip-​yə-​ˌlāt How to pronounce micromanipulate (audio) \ transitive verb micromanipulated; micromanipulating

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