loop·​ful ˈlüp-ˌfu̇l How to pronounce loopful (audio)
: the amount held in a loop
especially : the amount taken up in a standard four millimeter loop used by bacteriologists
place a loopful of … culture on a clean slide Methods for Medical Laboratory Technicians

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“Loopful.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/loopful. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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