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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]

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]
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Pipetting stations and electronic handheld pipettes are used primarily in pharmaceutical and contract analysis as well as in R&D facilities.
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Pipette services, which includes maintenance and calibration, is provided by service companies, pipette companies as well as in-house laboratories.
All participants were experienced with the use of pipettes (7.4 years, SD = 5.9) and worked in jobs that involved an average of 5.5 hr (SD = 4.8) of pipette use per week.
The modern air-displacement pipette, in contrast, is a precision instrument.
Accuracy is extremely important in the laboratory and the Fast Release Pipette [Pump.sup.TM]II's knurled thumb wheel allows the user to aspirate or dispense exactly the volume desired.
These 2-ton injection machines are specifically geared to pipette production in two-cavity molds.
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For a number of reasons, it is vital for laboratory managers to consistently and continually monitor pipette operator competence and provide scientifically based training.
The pipetting system is available for both single- and multi-channel pipettes. With a light touch, each tip is clipped securely on the F1-ClipTip pipette using a three-interlocking clip design.
Extremely comfortable, easy-to-use, accurate and durable are the main features of the new ergonomic, motorised pipette, recently introduced by Gilson.
ARUP Laboratories (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA), a national clinical and anatomic pathology reference laboratory, recently decentralized pipette quality control across its departments to great success.