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micropipette

noun mi·cro·pi·pette \-pī-ˈpet\

Definition of micropipette

  1. 1 :  a pipette for the measurement of minute volumes

  2. 2 :  a small and extremely fine-pointed pipette used in making microinjections



1918

First Known Use of micropipette

1918

Variants of micropipette

or

micropipet

play \-pī-ˈpet\

Medical Dictionary

1

micropipette

noun mi·cro·pi·pette

Medical Definition of micropipette

  1. 1:  a pipette for the measurement of minute volumes

  2. 2:  a small and extremely fine-pointed pipette used in making microinjections



Variants of micropipette

also

micropipet

\-pī-ˈpet\play

2

micropipette

transitive verb mi·cro·pi·pette

Medical Definition of micropipette

micropipetted

;

micropipetting

  1. :  to measure or inject by means of a micropipette




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