[mahy-kroh-stres] /ˈmaɪ kroʊˌstrɛs/
a in the microstructure of a metal, as one caused by the distortion of space lattices.
[mahy-kroh-struhk-cher] /ˈmaɪ kroʊˌstrʌk tʃər/ noun, Metallurgy. 1. the of a metal or alloy as observed, after etching and polishing, under a high degree of magnification. /ˈmaɪkrəʊˌstrʌktʃə/ noun 1. structure on a microscopic scale, esp the structure of an alloy as observed by etching, polishing, and observation under a microscope
[mahy-kroh-sur-juh-ree, mahy-kroh-sur-] /ˈmaɪ kroʊˌsɜr dʒə ri, ˌmaɪ kroʊˈsɜr-/ noun 1. any of various surgical procedures performed under magnification and with small specialized instruments, permitting very delicate operations, as the reconnection of severed blood vessels and nerves. /ˌmaɪkrəʊˈsɜːdʒərɪ/ noun 1. intricate surgery performed on cells, tissues, etc, using a specially designed operating microscope and miniature precision […]
[mahy-kruh-swich] /ˈmaɪ krəˌswɪtʃ/ noun 1. a highly sensitive used in automatic-control devices. /ˈmaɪkrəʊˌswɪtʃ/ noun 1. (electrical engineering) a switch that operates by small movements of a lever
microsuture mi·cro·su·ture (mī’krō-sōō’chər) n. Suture material having a tiny caliber and used in microsurgery.