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macroinstruction

[¦mak·rō·in′strək·shən]
(computer science)
An instruction in a higher-level language which is equivalent to a specific set of one or more ordinary instructions in the same language. Also known as macro.
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Called macros, short for "macroinstruction," these handy time-savers can allow you to execute a complex set of commands simply by hitting one or two keys.
Reference Value Advisor: a new freeware set of macroinstructions to calculate reference intervals with Microsoft Excel.
The calculations of basic descriptive statistics, RI and their confidence interval limits (90%) were performed with the Reference Value Advisor V 2.1 software, a free set of macroinstructions to calculate RI with Microsoft Excel (GEFFRE et al., 2011).