Dictionary > Graduated pipette

Graduated pipette

Definition
noun, plural: graduated pipettes
A slender, calibrated tube used in laboratory to measure the volume or transfer a particular quantity of liquid from one container to another.
Supplement
Calibration marks are confined along the length of the stem (as in mohr pipette), or extend to the tip (as in serologic pipette).
Word origin: Old French, tube, diminutive of pipe, pipe, from Vulgar Latin *pīpa.

See also: mohr pipette, serologic pipette.


You will also like...

Angle Oak Tree
Seed Plants

Seed plants are vascular plants. They differ from the other vascular plants in producing seeds that germinate into a new..

takahē
Takahē (Porphyrio hochstetteri)

Meet the colorful takahē, an extremely rare flightless bird. Find out more about its unique features and why they matte..

squirrel
Animal Water Regulation

Animals adapt to their environment in aspects of anatomy, physiology, and behavior. This tutorial will help you understa..

Freshwater lake ecosystem
Freshwater Producers and Consumers

Freshwater ecosystem is comprised of four major constituents, namely elements and compounds, plants, consumers, and deco..

Chromosome Mutations
Chromosome Mutations

Mutations can also influence the phenotype of an organism. This tutorial looks at the effects of chromosomal mutations, ..

Gene Pool and Speciation
The Gene Pool and Population Genetics

According to Charles Darwin's theory of natural selection, preferable genes are favored by nature in the gene pool, and ..