micromanipulation


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micromanipulation

 [mi″kro-mah-nip″u-la´shun]
1. surgery, injection, dissection, or other techniques done with micromanipulators.
2. in male factor infertility, the processing of gametes, as by partial removal of the zona pellucida or direct injection of sperm into the egg, in order to increase the possibility of fertilization.

mi·cro·ma·nip·u·la·tion

(mī'krō-mă-nip'yū-lā'shŭn),
Dissection, teasing, stimulation, etc., under the microscope, of minute structures; for example, tissue cells or unicellular organisms.

micromanipulation

/mi·cro·ma·nip·u·la·tion/ (mi″kro-mah-nip″u-la´shun) surgery, injection, or other procedures done with a micromanipulator.

micromanipulation

[-mənip′yəlā′shən]
surgical displacement or dissection of very small tissues by using either miniature instruments or mechanical devices that translate large motions into smaller movements.

mi·cro·ma·nip·u·la·tion

(mī'krō-mă-nip'yū-lā'shŭn)
Dissection, stimulation, and other mechanical operations performed on minute structures under the microscope.

micromanipulation

the performance of surgery, injections, dissections, etc., by means of micromanipulators.
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