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micromanipulation

[mahy-kroh-muh-nip-yuh-ley-shuh n] /ˌmaɪ kroʊ məˌnɪp yəˈleɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the technique of performing mechanical operations under high magnification through the use of specialized tools.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; micro- + manipulation
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micromanipulation in Medicine

micromanipulation mi·cro·ma·nip·u·la·tion (mī'krō-mə-nĭp'yə-lā'shən)
n.
The manipulation of minute instruments and needles under a microscope in order to perform delicate procedures, such as microsurgery.

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