Definition of microanalysis in English:

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microanalysis

Pronunciation: /ˌmʌɪkrəʊəˈnalɪsɪs/

noun

[mass noun]
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.

Derivatives

microanalytical

adjective
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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