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microanalysis

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noun mi·cro·anal·y·sis \-ə-ˈna-lə-səs\

Definition of microanalysis

  1. :  chemical analysis on a small or minute scale that usually requires special, very sensitive, or small-scale apparatus

microanalyst

play \-ˈa-nə-list\ noun

microanalytical

play \-ˈli-ti-kəl\ also

microanalytic

play \-ˌa-nə-ˈli-tik\ adjective


1856

First Known Use of microanalysis

1856


Medical Dictionary

microanalysis

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noun mi·cro·anal·y·sis \ˌmī-krō-ə-ˈnal-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of microanalysis

plural

microanalyses

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  1. :  chemical analysis on a small or minute scale that usually requires special, very sensitive, or small-scale apparatus—compare macroanalysis

microanalytical

\-ˌan-əl-ˈit-i-kəl\play also

microanalytic

\-ˈit-ik\play adjective



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