Definition of micropipette in English:

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micropipette

Pronunciation: /ˌmīkrōˌpīˈpet/
(also micropipet)

noun

A very fine pipette for measuring, transferring, or injecting very small quantities of liquid.
Example sentences
  • Automatic dispensing pipettes and micropipettes are also available commercially.
  • Identified neurons were excited or inhibited when these amino acids were squirted onto them from very fine micropipettes.
  • The oocytes were mechanically released from large antral follicles and freed of cumulus cells by gently pipetting through a mouth-operated micropipette.

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Syllabification: mi·cro·pi·pette

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