micrology definition

  • noun:
    • The study of trivialities and minutiae.
    • That element of technology which treats of microscopic objects, or is based on microscopic observation.
    • That element of research which treats of microscopic things, or is dependent upon microscopic observance.
    • focus on petty items or distinctions.
    • That element of science which can be dependent on microscopic investigations; micrography.
    • Undue attention to minute, unimportant matters; minute erudition.

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