microsensor

noun
mi·cro·sen·sor | \ˈmī-krō-ˌsen-ˌsȯr, -ˌsen(t)-sər\

Definition of microsensor 

: a miniature sensor

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Forty NCAA Division 1 football athletes were monitored for 13, sixty minute games using a wearable microsensor under their shoulder pads. NOLA.com, "Optimum Performance: Metabolic fitness - the key to football performance," 27 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of microsensor

1962, in the meaning defined above

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