Definition of micropipette in English:


Line breaks: micro|pip¦ette
Pronunciation: /ˈmʌɪkrə(ʊ)pɪˌpɛt


  • A very fine pipette for measuring, transferring, or injecting very small quantities of liquid.
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    • 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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