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Definition: microchip


(1) See Microchip Technology.

(2) A common synonym for chip.

(3) An RFID tag inserted beneath the skin of an animal for tracking purposes. Many predict humans will be microchipped in the future. In South America, security experts once explored the possibility of microchipping affluent people so they can be more easily located if kidnapped. See RFID.