Lab-on-a-chip definition

A semiconductor chip used to analyze the composition of a person's body fluids (blood, saliva, urine) for medical purposes. It combines microfluidics and semiconductor processing on the same structure. See microfluidics, organ on a chip, tissue engineering and nanotechnology.
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(chemistry, physics) A chip, combining semiconductor and microfluidics technologies, capable of handling and analyzing very small quantities of sample, especially of bodily fluids for medical purposes.
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Noun

Singular:
lab-on-a-chip
Plural:
labs-on-a-chip, labs-on-chips