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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.
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(Surgery) intricate surgery performed on cells, tissues, etc, using a specially designed operating microscope and miniature precision instruments
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mi•cro•sur•ger•y(ˈmaɪ kroʊˌsɜr dʒə ri, ˌmaɪ kroʊˈsɜr-)
any of various surgical procedures performed under magnification and with small specialized instruments.
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|Noun||1.||microsurgery - 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
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microsurgery[ˌmaɪkrəʊˈsɜːdʒərɪ] N → microcirugía f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
microsurgery[ˌmaɪkrəʊˈsɜːrdʒəri] n → microchirurgie f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n. microcirugía, operación efectuada con el uso de microscopios quirúrgicos e instrumentos minúsculos de precisión.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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