micromanipulation
noun Date: 1921 the technique or practice of manipulating cells or tissues (as by microdissection or microinjection)

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  • micromanipulation — [ mikromanipylasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1932; de micro et manipulation, p. ê. d apr. l angl. (1921) ♦ Sc. Opération effectuée sur un objet microscopique, à l aide d instruments très petits (micro instrumentsn. m.) et de dispositifs spéciaux… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • micromanipulation — /muy kroh meuh nip yeuh lay sheuhn/, n. the technique of performing mechanical operations under high magnification through the use of specialized tools. [1920 25; MICRO + MANIPULATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • micromanipulation — noun the manipulation of objects too small to be seen with the unaided eye See Also: micromanipulator …   Wiktionary

  • micromanipulation — Dissection, teasing, stimulation, etc., under the microscope, of minute structures; e.g., tissue cells or unicellular organisms. * * * mi·cro·ma·nip·u·la·tion .mī krō mə .nip yə lā shən n the technique or practice of manipulating cells or tissues …   Medical dictionary

  • micromanipulation — mi·cro·manipulation …   English syllables

  • micromanipulation — n. the manipulation of extremely small structures under the microscope, as in microdissection, or microsurgery …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • micromanipulation — |mī(ˌ)krō+ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary micr + manipulation : the technique or practice of microdissection and microinjection compare micrurgy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Микроманипуляция (Micromanipulation) — выполняемая под микроскопом манипуляция с очень мелкими структурами, как, например, при микродиссекции или в микрохирургии. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • micro-instrument — micromanipulation [ mikromanipylasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1932; de micro et manipulation, p. ê. d apr. l angl. (1921) ♦ Sc. Opération effectuée sur un objet microscopique, à l aide d instruments très petits (micro instrumentsn. m.) et de dispositifs… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • micromanipulateur — micromanipulation [ mikromanipylasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1932; de micro et manipulation, p. ê. d apr. l angl. (1921) ♦ Sc. Opération effectuée sur un objet microscopique, à l aide d instruments très petits (micro instrumentsn. m.) et de dispositifs… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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