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n. pl. mi·cro·a·nal·y·ses (-sēz′)
The chemical identification and analysis of extremely small quantities of matter.

mi′cro·an′a·lyst (-ăn′ə-lĭst) n.
mi′cro·an′a·lyt′ic (-ăn′ə-lĭt′ĭk), mi′cro·an′a·lyt′i·cal adj.


n, pl -ses (-ˌsiːz)
(Chemistry) the qualitative or quantitative chemical analysis of very small amounts of substances
microanalyst n
microanalytic, ˌmicroˌanaˈlytical adj


(ˌmaɪ kroʊ əˈnæl ə sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-ˌsiz)
the chemical analysis of minute samples of substances.
mi`cro•an′a•lyst (-ˈæn l ɪst) n.
mi`cro•an`a•lyt′i•cal (-ˈɪt ɪ kəl) mi`cro•an`a•lyt′ic, adj.
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These results are then compared to results from the fidelity measure to determine if correlation and consistency exist between the microanalyst's perception and the client's perception of the delivery of the SFBT.
The performance on a rain-soaked track at the former Alexander Stadium in Aldridge Road (now Perry Barr greyhound track), by the microanalyst in the chemistry department at Birmingham University was a tremendous achievement.
Walter McCrone, an internationally known microanalyst and the only member of STURP with expertise in detecting forgeries and identifying paint pigments.