little-drop technique

little-drop technique

[′lid·əl ′dräp ‚tek‚nēk]
(biology)
A method for isolating single cells in which a drop of a cellular suspension containing a single cell, as determined by microscopic examination, is transferred with a capillary pipet to an appropriate culture medium.
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