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micromanipulation

[mahy-kroh-muh-nip-yuh-ley-shuh n]
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noun
  1. the technique of performing mechanical operations under high magnification through the use of specialized tools.
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Origin of micromanipulation

First recorded in 1920–25; micro- + manipulation
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micromanipulation in Medicine

micromanipulation

(mī′krō-mə-nĭp′yə-lāshən)
n.
  1. The manipulation of minute instruments and needles under a microscope in order to perform delicate procedures, such as microsurgery.
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