micropipette

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noun mi·cro·pi·pette \ -pī-ˈpet \
variants: or micropipet

Definition of micropipette

1 :a pipette for the measurement of minute volumes
2 :a small and extremely fine-pointed pipette used in making microinjections

First Known Use of micropipette

1918


Medical Dictionary

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micropipette

noun mi·cro·pi·pette
variants: also micropipet play \-pī-ˈpet\

medical Definition of micropipette

1 :a pipette for the measurement of minute volumes
2 :a small and extremely fine-pointed pipette used in making microinjections

2

micropipette

transitive verb

medical Definition of micropipette

micropipetted; micropipetting
:to measure or inject by means of a micropipette

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