n. the manipulation of individual cells etc. under a microscope.
Etymology: MICRO- + Gk -ourgia work

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  • micrurgy — [ mʌɪkrə:dʒi] noun Biology the manipulation of individual cells under a microscope. Derivatives micrurgical adjective Origin 1920s: from micro + Gk ourgia work …   English new terms dictionary

  • micrurgy — mi·crur·gy …   English syllables

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  • micrurgist — ˈ ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷jə̇st noun ( s) Etymology: micrurgy + ist : a specialist in micrurgy …   Useful english dictionary

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  • -urgy — ə(r)jē, ˌərj , ˌə̄j , ˌəij , ji sometimes ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun combining form ( es) Etymology: New Latin urgia, from Greek ourgein to work (from ergon work) + Latin ia y more at work …   Useful english dictionary

  • mi|crur|gi|cal — «my KRUR juh kuhl», adjective. having to do with micrurgy …   Useful english dictionary

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