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biochip

[bahy-oh-chip] /ˈbaɪ oʊˌtʃɪp/
noun
1.
an experimental integrated circuit composed of biochemical substances or organic molecules.
Origin
1980-1985
1980-85
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  • Users place a prepared sample in a matchbook-sized biochip cartridge that detects specific genes.
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biochip

/ˈbaɪəˌtʃɪp/
noun
1.
a small glass or silicon plate containing an array of biochemical molecules or structures, used as a biosensor or in gene sequencing Also called microarray
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