[ mahy-kroh-floo-id-iks ]
/ ˌmaɪ kroʊ fluˈɪd ɪks /
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the science of the behavior of fluids at very small volumes or flowing in very small channels typically measured in tens of micrometers, as in microminiaturized devices: used in many technologies, including those involved in DNA analysis, immunoassays, chemical synthesis, and optics. With recent advances in microfluidics and on-demand drug manufacturing, your pharmacist could soon be tailoring your prescription to the exact dose and formulation you need.
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Words nearby microfluidics
microfilaria, microfilm, microfilm plotter, microfilter, microflora, microfluidics, microform, microfossil, microgamete, microgametophyte, microgeneration
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