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Commonly used terms
The ratio of height to width of a feature.
A small vestige left after a machining operation.
A sheet of material used to seal a fluidic layer, forming channels and enclosed features.
A discrete element that can be embedded into a microfludic device to accomplish a specific objective (i.e. a port, reservoir, valve, etc..).
A functional assembly used to achieve a specific microfluidic objective.
The angle of taper added to vertical walls of features.
A single layer within a device comprised of microfluidic features.
The outer dimensions of a device in the X and Y axis.
Geometry with cross sectional dimensions over 1mm used to manipulate liquids in a microfluidic device.
Custom geometry with cross sectional dimensions under 1mm used to manipulate liquids in a microfluidic devices.
Female fittings that allow you to mate a device with external equipments like pumps, sensors, etc..
A proud cylindrical microfeature.
A component used to introduce or collect a volume of liquid to/from a microfluidic device.
The permissible limit or limits of variation in a physical dimension.
Through-holes that connect microfeatures to the opposing surface of a device.
A recessed cylindrical microfeature.
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