Definition of microsphere in English:


Syllabification: mi·cro·sphere
Pronunciation: /ˈmīkrōˌsfir


  • A microscopic hollow sphere, especially of a protein or synthetic polymer.
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    • We evaporated the aqueous buffer from the microspheres and resuspended the microspheres inside silicone oil.
    • We show that spectroscopy of such chromophores can be done by adsorption to polystyrene microspheres and nanospheres in aqueous suspension.
    • In experiments, so far, the team has demonstrated the tweezers's capabilities with three kinds of polymer microspheres of different sizes.

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