micropipette

[mahy-kroh-pahy-pet, -pi-]
noun
a very slender pipette for transferring or measuring minute amounts of fluid, microorganisms, etc.
Also, micropipet.


Origin:
1915–20; micro- + pipette

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micropipette mi·cro·pi·pette (mī'krō-pī-pět')
n.

  1. A very small pipette used in microinjection.

  2. A pipette used to measure very small volumes of liquids.

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Sometimes a micropipette with pipette tips are used for collecting blood.
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