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biochip

[ bahy-oh-chip ]
/ ˈbaɪ oʊˌtʃɪp /
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noun
an experimental integrated circuit composed of biochemical substances or organic molecules.
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Origin of biochip

First recorded in 1980–85
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British Dictionary definitions for biochip

biochip
/ (ˈbaɪəˌtʃɪp) /

noun
a small glass or silicon plate containing an array of biochemical molecules or structures, used as a biosensor or in gene sequencingAlso called: microarray
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