microsurgery


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mi·cro·sur·ger·y

 (mī′krō-sûr′jə-rē)
n. pl. mi·cro·sur·ger·ies
Surgery on minute body structures or cells performed with the aid of a microscope and other specialized instruments, such as a micromanipulator.

mi′cro·sur′gi·cal (-jĭ-kəl) adj.

microsurgery

(ˌmaɪkrəʊˈsɜːdʒərɪ)
n
(Surgery) intricate surgery performed on cells, tissues, etc, using a specially designed operating microscope and miniature precision instruments
ˌmicroˈsurgical adj

mi•cro•sur•ger•y

(ˈmaɪ kroʊˌsɜr dʒə ri, ˌmaɪ kroʊˈsɜr-)

n.
any of various surgical procedures performed under magnification and with small specialized instruments.
[1925–30]
mi′cro•sur`geon, n.
mi`cro•sur′gi•cal, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.microsurgery - surgery using operating microscopes and miniaturized precision instruments to perform intricate procedures on very small structuresmicrosurgery - surgery using operating microscopes and miniaturized precision instruments to perform intricate procedures on very small structures
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
robotic telesurgery - microsurgery in which the surgeon performs surgery by manipulating the hands of a robot
Translations

microsurgery

[ˌmaɪkrəʊˈsɜːdʒərɪ] Nmicrocirugía f

microsurgery

[ˌmaɪkrəʊˈsɜːrdʒəri] nmicrochirurgie f

mi·cro·sur·ger·y

n. microcirugía, operación efectuada con el uso de microscopios quirúrgicos e instrumentos minúsculos de precisión.

microsurgery

n microcirugía
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