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microsurgery

noun [U] uk   /ˌmaɪ.krəʊˈsɜː.dʒər.i/ us    /-kroʊˈsɝː.dʒɚ-/
operations on very small areas of a body, for example nerve fibres (= structures like threads) or the small tubes that carry blood: She underwent microsurgery to re-attach her severed fingers.
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