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intricate surgery performed on cells, tissues, etc., using a specially designed operating microscope and miniature precision instruments
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Surgery on single cells by micromanipulation.
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microsurgerySurgical operations on humans with the aid of a microscope. Dating back to the 1960s, microsurgery is routinely performed to reconstruct damaged tissue by reattaching skin, bone and blood vessels or moving them from one part of the body to another. See microhand.
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