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microanalysis Syllabification: mi·cro·a·nal·y·sis
Pronunciation: /ˌmīkrōəˈnaləsəs/

Definition of microanalysis in English:


The quantitative analysis of chemical compounds using a sample of a few milligrams.
Example sentences
  • We studied the morphological and compositional differences of the fibrous amphibole samples with scanning electron microscopy and with energy dispersive spectroscopy x-ray microanalysis.
  • The most common technique is called EDX spectrometry - energy dispersive X-ray microanalysis.
  • For that reason the identical apoplastic regions chosen for the LAMMA investigations were also analysed by energy-dispersive X-ray microanalysis.



Pronunciation: /ˌmīkrōˌanəˈlidik/
Example sentences
  • Both microanalytic codes and global ratings were created to reflect parental CRIT and EOI.
  • Similar findings are reported in microanalytic studies involving women's reproductive choices, which also address a variety of other aspects of the medical visit.
  • In the context of social and demographic analysis, the microanalytic units of such models are individuals and groupings of individuals, such as families or households.


Pronunciation: /-ˌanlˈitikəl/
Example sentences
  • This might be combined with improved microanalytical methods currently being applied to solutes sampled from individual plant cells.
  • The X-ray microanalytical studies were carried out under standardized conditions using a Philips EM 420 electron microscope provided with the DX4 system of EDAX.
  • Micrographs of minerals, metals, pigments, wood sections, and fibers as well as positive and negative microanalytical results for spot tests and fluorescent staining.

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