Definition of microsphere in English:

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microsphere

Pronunciation: /ˈmʌɪkrə(ʊ)sfɪə/

noun

A microscopic hollow sphere, especially of a protein or synthetic polymer.
Example sentences
  • 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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