[mahy-kroh-i-lek-tron-iks, -ee-lek-] /ˌmaɪ kroʊ ɪ lɛkˈtrɒn ɪks, -ˌi lɛk-/

noun, (used with a singular verb)
the technology dealing with the design, development, and construction of electronic systems utilizing extremely small elements, especially solid-state devices employing microminiaturization.
(functioning as sing) the branch of electronics concerned with microcircuits

1960, from micro- + electronics.
The branch of electronics that deals with miniature components generally too small to be seen by the naked eye.


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