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micropipette

or mi·cro·pi·pet

[ mahy-kroh-pahy-pet, -pi- ]
/ ˌmaɪ kroʊ paɪˈpɛt, -pɪ- /
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noun
a very slender pipette for transferring or measuring minute amounts of fluid, microorganisms, etc.
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Origin of micropipette

First recorded in 1915–20; micro- + pipette
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Medical definitions for micropipette

micropipette
[ mī′krō-pī-pĕt ]

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