from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A computer chip made from organic molecules rather than silicon or germanium.
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- n. A microchip made from biological macromolecules (especially DNA) rather than a semiconductor
- n. An identification chip fitted into the flesh of an animal
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a microchip that uses tiny strands of DNA to latch onto and quickly recognize thousands of genes at a time; intended for use in a biological environment
bio- + chip (Wiktionary)