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Tissue Apsiration Test

Caption: Sucking a small sample into a pipette is a simple technique to discover the mechanical properties of tissue.

Credit: Karine Guevorkian, Marie-Josee Colbert, Melanie Durth, Sylvie Dufour, and Francoise Brochard-Wyart

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