French straws | definition of French straws by Medical dictionary
0.25 ml diameter plastic straw to contain extended bull semen and to be used in a special inseminating device. Characteristic is the small diameter compared with the USA straw.
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5 mL French straws
with 20A-106 spermatozoa/ straw and then frozen in liquid nitrogen.
After equilibration, semen was filled in French straws
5-mL French straws
used in this study could be cooled (and thawed) more evenly than that in 5-mL macrotubes used in the Paniagua-Chavez and Tiersch's experiments.
Production of blastocysts from immature buffalo oocytes vitrified in traditional French straws
was reported, although the efficiency remained low (Wani et al.