microdissection

[ mahy-kroh-di-sek-shuh n ]
/ ˌmaɪ kroʊ dɪˈsɛk ʃən /

noun

dissection performed under a microscope.

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Origin of microdissection

First recorded in 1910–15; micro- + dissection
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Medical definitions for microdissection

microdissection
[ mī′krō-dĭ-sĕkshən, -dī- ]

n.

The dissection of tissues under magnification, usually by the precise manipulation of specialized needles.
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