or mi·cro·pi·pet

[mahy-kroh-pahy-pet, -pi-]

Origin of micropipette

First recorded in 1915–20; micro- + pipette
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micropipette in Medicine


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