Translation of test tube in Spanish:

test tube

n

  • probeta (f), tubo (m) de ensayo (before n) test-tube baby niño, -ña (m,f) probeta
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    • In the January Chemical Research in Toxicology, Fukuhara's group describes test-tube experiments showing that even at high concentrations, the synthetic catechin remains an antioxidant.
    • After four or five days in space, the sperm will be returned to Earth where it will used to make test-tube piglets.
    • Adorability notwithstanding, the test-tube koalas are by-products of a project to establish the use of long-shelf-life koala sperm as a means of shoring up vulnerable populations.

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