microminiaturize


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mi·cro·min·i·a·tur·ize

 (mī′krō-mĭn′ē-chə-rīz′, -mĭn′ə-)
tr.v. mi·cro·min·i·a·tur·ized, mi·cro·min·i·a·tur·iz·ing, mi·cro·min·i·a·tur·iz·es
To construct (devices) on an extremely small scale. Used especially of electronic circuitry.

mi′cro·min′i·a·tur·i·za′tion (-chər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.

microminiaturize

(ˌmaɪkrəʊˈmɪnɪtʃəˌraɪz) or

microminiaturise

vb (tr)
(Electronics) to produce a very small version of (a component, etc)

mi•cro•min•i•a•tur•ize

(ˌmaɪ kroʊˈmɪn i ə tʃəˌraɪz, -ˈmɪn ə-)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
(esp. of electronic equipment) to manufacture in an extremely small size.
[1955–60]
mi`cro•min`i•a•tur•i•za′tion, n.
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Efforts to microminiaturize sample preparation processes increased and fledgling attempts to integrate multiple processes were seen.
As technology proliferates and microminiaturizes it becomes biocompatible in both scale and substance and is incorporated as a component of the body.