micromanipulator

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micromanipulator

 [mi″kro-mah-nip´u-la″ter]
an instrument for moving, dissecting, or otherwise manipulating minute specimens under the microscope.

mi·cro·ma·nip·u·la·tor

(mī'krō-mă-nip'yū-lā'tŏr),
An instrument used in micromanipulation, whereby microdissection, microinjection, and other maneuvers are performed, usually with the aid of a microscope.

micromanipulator

/mi·cro·ma·nip·u·la·tor/ (-mah-nip´u-la-ter) an instrument for the moving, dissecting, etc., of minute specimens under the microscope.

micromanipulator

(mī′krō-mə-nĭp′yə-lā′tər)
n.
A device for manipulating minute instruments and needles under a microscope in order to perform delicate procedures, such as microsurgery.

mi′cro·ma·nip′u·la′tion n.
mi′cro·ma·nip′u·la′tive adj.

micromanipulator

[-mənip′yəlā′tər]
a guidance accessory to a microscope that performs displacement or dissection of very small tissues.

micromanipulator

A device used to manipulate small materials and specimens under a microscope.

mi·cro·ma·nip·u·la·tor

(mī'krō-mă-nip'yū-lā'tŏr)
An instrument used in micromanipulation, whereby microdissection, microinjection, and other maneuvers are performed, usually with the aid of a microscope.

micromanipulator

an instrument for the moving, dissecting, etc., of minute specimens under the microscope.