Definition of microliter in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmīkrōlēdər/
(British also microlitre)


One millionth of a liter. (Symbol: μl)
Example sentences
  • For the size ranges of interest for drug delivery, the internal volumes of liposomes in suspension are usually of the order of microliters per milligram of lipid.
  • Two microliters of the resulting liquid was used as a sequencing template.
  • I set up my experiment today, in a 96-well plate (here's one similar to what I was using, if you don't know the beasts), and spent a good chunk of the afternoon pipetting in a few microliters of this and a few microliters of that.

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Syllabification: mi·cro·li·ter

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