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BIOCHIP

 Dictionary entry overview: What does biochip mean? 

BIOCHIP (noun)
  The noun BIOCHIP has 1 sense:

1. a microchip that uses tiny strands of DNA to latch onto and quickly recognize thousands of genes at a time; intended for use in a biological environment

  Familiarity information: BIOCHIP used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BIOCHIP (noun)


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Meaning:

A microchip that uses tiny strands of DNA to latch onto and quickly recognize thousands of genes at a time; intended for use in a biological environment

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("biochip" is a kind of...):

chip; micro chip; microchip; silicon chip (electronic equipment consisting of a small crystal of a silicon semiconductor fabricated to carry out a number of electronic functions in an integrated circuit)


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