biochip

[bahy-oh-chip]
noun
an experimental integrated circuit composed of biochemical substances or organic molecules.

Origin:
1980–85

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biochip (ˈbaɪəˌtʃɪp)
 
n
Also called: microarray a small glass or silicon plate containing an array of biochemical molecules or structures, used as a biosensor or in gene sequencing

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Users place a prepared sample in a matchbook-sized biochip cartridge that detects specific genes.
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