Etymology
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microsurgery (n.)

"surgery so delicate as to require the use of a microscope," 1912, from micro- + surgery. Related: Microsurgical.

updated on January 13, 2019

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Definitions of microsurgery from WordNet

microsurgery (n.)
surgery using operating microscopes and miniaturized precision instruments to perform intricate procedures on very small structures;
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