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Line breaks: micro|inva¦sive
Pronunciation: /ˈmʌɪkrə(ʊ)ɪnˌveɪsɪv

Definition of microinvasive in English:


1 Pathology (Of a cancerous growth) invasive at a microscopic level.
Example sentences
  • In addition, CT scan is not sensitive for detection of superficial, preinvasive / microinvasive cancers in the central airways.
  • In situ or microinvasive cancers in the central airways are not usually seen on CT.
  • Histopathologic examination of the lung showed microinvasive carcinoma at two different sites.
2 Surgery Denoting or relating to techniques and procedures that minimize the extent of surgical intervention.

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