microdissection

microdissection

[mahy-kroh-di-sek-shuhn]
noun
dissection performed under a microscope.

Origin:
1910–15; micro- + dissection

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microdissection mi·cro·dis·sec·tion (mī'krō-dĭ-sěk'shən, -dī-)
n.
The dissection of tissues under magnification, usually by the precise manipulation of specialized needles.

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