microarray

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noun mi·cro·ar·ray \ ˌmī-krō-ə-ˈrā \

Definition of microarray

:a supporting material (such as a glass or plastic slide) onto which numerous molecules or fragments usually of DNA or protein are attached in a regular pattern for use in biochemical or genetic analysis

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First Known Use of microarray

1995


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microarray

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noun mi·cro·ar·ray \ -ə-ˈrā \

medical Definition of microarray

:a supporting material (as a glass slide or bead) onto which numerous molecules or molecular fragments usually of DNA or protein are attached in a regular pattern for use in biochemical or genetic analysis; especially :dna microarray

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