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pipette

 [pi-pet´] (Fr.)
1. a glass or transparent plastic tube used in measuring or transferring small quantities of liquid or gas.
2. to dispense by means of such a tube.

pi·pette

, pipet (pī-pet', pī-pet'),
A graduated tube (marked in mL) used to transport a definite volume of a gas or liquid in laboratory work.
[Fr. dim. of pipe, pipe]

pipette

/pi·pette/ (pi-pet´) [Fr.]
1. a glass or transparent plastic tube used in measuring or transferring small quantities of liquid or gas.
2. to dispense by means of a pipette.

pipette

[pīpet′, pipet′]
Etymology: Fr, little pipe
1 also called pipet. a calibrated transparent open-ended tube of glass or plastic used for measuring or transferring small quantities of a liquid or gas.
2 use of a pipette to dispense liquid.

pi·pette

, pipet (pī-pet')
A graduated tube (marked in mL) used to transport a definite volume of a gas or liquid in laboratory work.
[Fr. dim. of pipe, pipe]

pi·pette

, pipet (pī-pet')
A graduated tube (marked in mL) used to transport a definite volume of a gas or liquid in laboratory work.
[Fr. dim. of pipe, pipe]

pipette (pipet´),

n a glass tube, usually graduated, which is used in the laboratory to measure and move liquids.

pipette, pipet

[Fr.]
1. a volumetrically accurate glass or transparent plastic tube used in measuring or transferring small quantities of liquid or gas.
2. to dispense by means of a pipette.
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The pipette is a reliable precision instrument that has been used I and trusted for many years.
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INTEGRA'S handheld multichannel pipettes and GripTip system have been developed to eliminate these issues, allowing tips to effortlessly snap onto the pipette and ensuring they are always firmly attached, perfectly aligned and easily ejected.
Pipetting stations and electronic handheld pipettes are used primarily in pharmaceutical and contract analysis as well as in R&D facilities.
The market for electronic pipettes is expected to grow more than 10% a year, while the growth for mechanical pipettes is seen at about 5%.
As the organization grew, the reagent lab assumed responsibility for calibrating many of the pipettes used organization-wide.