biochip

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noun bio·chip \ˈbī-ō-ˌchip\

Definition of biochip

  1. 1 :  a hypothetical computer logic circuit or storage device in which the physical or chemical properties of large biological molecules (such as proteins) are used to process information

  2. 2 :  microarray

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First Known Use of biochip

1982


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noun bio·chip \ˈbī-ō-ˌchip\

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