microsurgery etymology

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

Detailed word origin of microsurgery

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
surgery English (eng) (British) Any arrangement where people arrive and wait for an interview with certain people, particularly a politician. cf. clinic.. (finance, bankruptcy, slang) A pre-packaged bankruptcy or "quick bankruptcy".. (medicine) A procedure involving major incisions to remove, repair, or replace a part of a body.. (topology) The production of a manifold by removing parts of one manifold and [...]
micro- English (eng) (metric units) One millionth.. Very small.
microsurgery English (eng) Relating to techniques of surgery on very small or delicate parts of the body. Surgical procedures that are very small.

Words with the same origin as microsurgery

Descendants of surgery
Tagliacotian neurosurgeon neurosurgical proctosurgical psychosurgeon psychosurgical surgiholic
Descendants of micro-
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