monolithic integrated circuit
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monolithic integrated circuit[‚män·ə′lith·ik ′int·ə‚grād·əd ′sər·kət]
An integrated circuit having elements formed in place on or within a semiconductor substrate, with at least one element being formed within the substrate.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
monolithic integrated circuitThe common form of chip design, in which the base material (substrate) contains the pathways as well as the active elements that take part in its operation.
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