microincineration

noun

mi·​cro·​in·​cin·​er·​a·​tion ˌmī-krō-in-ˌsin-ə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce microincineration (audio)
: a technique employing high temperatures (as 600–650°C) for driving off the organic constituents of cells or tissue fragments leaving the inorganic matter for chemical identification

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“Microincineration.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/microincineration. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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