microinject

[ mahy-kroh-in-jekt ]
/ ˌmaɪ kroʊ ɪnˈdʒɛkt /

verb (used with object) Biology.

to inject into a single cell or cell part.

Nearby words

  1. microgyria,
  2. microhabitat,
  3. microhepatia,
  4. microinch,
  5. microincision,
  6. microinjection,
  7. microinstruction,
  8. microinvasion,
  9. microjet,
  10. microlecithal

Origin of microinject

First recorded in 1975–80; micro- + inject

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