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microhand

A miniature MEMS-based robotic hand designed for microsurgery. Only a millimeter in size when its four fingers are closed, the microhand was developed by the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and introduced in 2007. It is expected to be a breakthrough in vascular microsurgery. See microsurgery.



microsurgery

Surgical operations on humans with the aid of a microscope. Dating back to the 1960s, microsurgery is routinely performed to reconstruct damaged tissue by reattaching skin, bone and blood vessels or moving them from one part of the body to another. See microhand.



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