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1. An array of miniaturized chemical or biological test sites that is arranged on a substrate so that many tests can be performed simultaneously and that is used to sequence genes, analyze proteins, and identify toxins.
2. A microchip made from organic molecules rather than semiconductors.
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(Biology) a small glass or silicon plate containing an array of biochemical molecules or structures, used as a biosensor or in gene sequencing. Also called: microarray
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an experimental integrated circuit composed of biochemical substances or organic molecules.
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|Noun||1.||biochip - 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|
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