microsurgery

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noun mi·cro·sur·gery \ˌmī-krō-ˈsərj-rē, -ˈsər-jə-\

Definition of microsurgery

  1. :  minute dissection or manipulation (as by a micromanipulator or laser beam) of living structures or tissue

microsurgical

play \-ˈsər-ji-kəl\ adjective

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First Known Use of microsurgery

1926


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microsurgery

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noun mi·cro·sur·gery \ˌmī-krō-ˈsərj-(ə-)rē\

Medical Definition of microsurgery

plural

microsurgeries

  1. :  minute dissection or manipulation (as by a micromanipulator or laser beam) of living structures (as cells or tissues) for surgical or experimental purposes

microsurgical

\-ˈsər-ji-kəl\play adjective

microsurgically

\-ji-k(ə-)lē\play adverb

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