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microanalysis

[¦mī·krō·ə′nal·ə·səs]
(analytical chemistry)
Identification and chemical analysis of material on a small scale so that specialized instruments such as the microscope are needed; the material analyzed may be on the scale of 1 microgram.
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This type of microanalytic analysis is easily overlooked when instructors deliver lectures.
In addition to the social and emotional baggage of "reward," it is increasingly difficult to convey its intended meaning at increasingly microanalytic levels.
His visual observations of the figural as well as physiognomic style in each window, carried out on a microanalytic level, elicit questions and suggestions that lead to the most complete investigation of the glazing program of Beauvais up to the present time.
Interviews were transcribed and analyzed using a microanalytic approach in which transcripts were reviewed and coded line-byline to generate categories, and to identify relationships between categories of themes.
Indeed, "despite what almost 30 years ago may have appeared to be insurmountable obstacles to acquiring the relevant data [which are often primary data of a microanalytic kind], today transaction cost economics stands on a remarkably broad empirical foundation" (Geyskens, Steenkamp and Kumar 2006).
Measuring sensitivity moment-by-moment: A microanalytic look at the transmission of attachment.
Gesture and speech in the vocabulary explanations of one ESL teacher: A microanalytic inquiry.
To comprehensively assess the efficacy of an intervention, Gorey and colleagues (1998) posited that researchers must use both a microanalytic and macroanalytic approach to their inquiries.
A microanalytic study of particles transport across the alveoli: role of blood platelets.
Microanalytic models of the United States economy: Need and development.
1976), Policy Exploration Through Microanalytic Simulation, Washington DC, Urban Institute.