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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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Billings (1995) challenges notions of the intersectionality in teaching and cultural pedagogy, primarily on microanalytic or macroanalytic perspectives.
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In short, I am pleading here for studies that, while remaining attached to the conciliar texts, which we must read and reread, gain sufficient distance to arrive at a holistic reading of the council's work rather than remaining at a microanalytic reading of pronouncements.
Parents, carers, siblings, and others could be involved in projects about infants, with researchers drawing upon these people's interpretations as well as their own [eg, Stern's (2004) microanalytic interview in which momentary events are explored in minute detail; see also Hall and Kearns (2001)].
Responding to questions and L2 learner interactional competence during language proficiency interviews: A microanalytic study with pedagogical implications.
It can also be helpful for business owners to have access to the data compiled from a simplified microanalytic study, as this might assist business planning for disaster preparedness (Zhang et al.
Shows value of studying network clique structure, explains outcomes (such as network effectiveness), and points to need to consider networks and network structure in microanalytic way.
Within the microanalytic approach, according to Kane et al.