Definition of micromanipulator in US English:

micromanipulator

noun

Biology
  • Any of various mechanical devices used to hold and control the movement of very small instruments (e.g. micropipettes) under a microscope.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Science. From micro- + manipulator, after micromanipulation.

Pronunciation

micromanipulator

/ˌmʌɪkrə(ʊ)məˈnɪpjʊleɪtə/