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Microcomputers MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Microcomputers
Tree Number(s)
L01.224.230.260.550
Unique ID
D008838
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008838
Annotation
do not confuse with MINICOMPUTERS
Scope Note
Small computers using LSI (large-scale integration) microprocessor chips as the CPU (central processing unit) and semiconductor memories for compact, inexpensive storage of program instructions and data. They are smaller and less expensive than minicomputers and are usually built into a dedicated system where they are optimized for a particular application. "Microprocessor" may refer to just the CPU or the entire microcomputer.
Entry Term(s)
Computers, Personal
Microprocessors
Previous Indexing
Computers (1966-1979)
Public MeSH Note
89; was see under COMPUTERS 1980-88
History Note
89(80); was see under COMPUTERS 1980-88
Date Established
1989/01/01
Date of Entry
1979/05/31
Revision Date
2017/07/03
Microcomputers Preferred
Microprocessors Narrower
Computers, Personal Related
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