Definition of microinjection in English:

microinjection

Pronunciation /ˌmīkrōinˈjekSH(ə)n/ /ˌmaɪkroʊɪnˈdʒɛkʃ(ə)n/

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noun

Biology

See microinject

‘For introduction of spermatid mitochondria, in vitro fertilization was carried out by microinjection of spermatids into unfertilized oocytes as described previously.’
  • ‘Interspecific heteroplasmic mice were also produced by microinjection of somatic mitochondria into pronucleus-stage embryos.’
  • ‘A later investigation found a 14-21% decrease in flow resistance of blood through microvessels in vivo after microinjection of heparinase.’
  • ‘The tiny stingers of the nettle plant provide microinjections of several chemicals responsible for the stinging sensation the plant causes.’
  • ‘The dorsal surface of the medulla was exposed for microinjections.’