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cuvette

 [ku-vet´] (Fr.)
a glass container generally having well-defined characteristics (dimensions, optical properties), used to contain solutions or suspensions for study.
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cu·vet

, cuvette (kū-vet'),
A small container or cup in which solutions are placed for photometric analysis.
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