microliter


microliter
(µl, µL, mcl, or mcL)
   a metric unit of volume equal to 0.001 milliliter or 1 cubic millimeter (mm3). Microliters are used in chemistry and medicine to measure very small quantities of liquid. This unit has also been called the lambda.

Dictionary of units of measurement. 2015.

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  • microliter — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1890 a unit of capacity equal to one millionth of a liter see metric system table …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • microliter — noun One millionth (10) of a liter. Symbol µl. No thanks, Im ok. Ive had approximately 270 μL too much …   Wiktionary

  • microliter — One millionth of a liter. * * * mi·cro·li·ter or chiefly Brit mi·cro·li·tre .mī krō lēt ər n a unit of capacity equal to one millionth of a liter * * * mi·cro·li·ter (μL) (miґkro le″tər) one millionth (10−6) of a liter …   Medical dictionary

  • microliter — n. unit of liquid volume equal to one millionth of a liter …   English contemporary dictionary

  • microliter — mi·cro·liter …   English syllables

  • microliter — |mīkrō+ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary micr + liter : a unit of capacity equal to one millionth of a liter …   Useful english dictionary

  • μ L — microliter …   Medical dictionary

  • μL — microliter …   Medical dictionary

  • μL — • microliter …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • MADGE — microliter array diagonal gel electrophoresis …   Medical dictionary


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