[mahy-kroh-di-sek-shuh n]

Origin of microdissection

First recorded in 1910–15; micro- + dissection
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microdissection in Medicine


[mī′krō-dĭ-sĕkshən, -dī-]
  1. The dissection of tissues under magnification, usually by the precise manipulation of specialized needles.
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