microexplant etymology

English word microexplant comes from English micro- ((metric units) One millionth.. Very small.), English explant

Detailed word origin of microexplant

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
micro- English (eng) (metric units) One millionth.. Very small.
explant English (eng) (medicine) To remove something, such as a medical device, that has been implanted. (biology) Any portion taken from a plant or an animal that will be used to initiate a culture. It can be a portion of the shoot, or of the leaves, or even just some cells.
microexplant English (eng) A microscopic explant.

Words with the same origin as microexplant

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