micropipette

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micropipette

[¦mī·krō·pī′pet]
(medicine)
An extremely fine glass capillary tube with a narrow tip on the order of micrometers that is used to extract or deliver minute quantities of fluid.
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The school received a $10,000 grant to buy micro-pipettes, test tubes, testing kits and a centrifuge.
The variety of fields is bewildering, ranging from agricultural pest management, for example, to the design of satellite receivers, from the manufacture of micro-pipettes for the biotechnology industry to TV production, from designing geophysical instruments to producing thin-film materials.
The technique, we call micromechanics, consists of supporting a floc between two suction micro-pipettes.