from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Surgery on minute body structures or cells performed with the aid of a microscope and other specialized instruments, such as a micromanipulator.
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- adj. Relating to techniques of surgery on very small or delicate parts of the body.
- n. Surgical procedures that are very small.
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- n. surgery using operating microscopes and miniaturized precision instruments to perform intricate procedures on very small structures
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