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nanoparticle

Syllabification: nan·o·par·ti·cle
Pronunciation: /ˈnanōˌpärtikəl
 
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Definition of nanoparticle in English:

noun

A nanoscale particle.
Example sentences
  • The technique is based on tracking the fluorescence or scattering signal of a nanoparticle bound to the molecule of interest.
  • Specifically, the group has succeeded in implanting a gold nanoparticle with a diameter of 1.2 nm into the enzyme glucose oxidase.
  • The blood vessels feeding the tumor then collapse, trapping the loaded nanoparticle in the tumor, where it slowly releases the chemotherapy.

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