The use of chemical procedures involving minute quantities or reactions not visible to the unaided eye. Cf.:macrochemistry.

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mi·cro·chem·is·try -'kem-ə-strē n, pl -tries chemistry dealing with the manipulation of very small quantities for purposes of preparation, characterization, or analysis

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mi·cro·chem·is·try (mi″kro-kemґis-tre) [micro- + chemistry] the study of chemical reactions using quantities invisible to the naked eye; chemistry which deals with minute quantities (a few milligrams) of substances, using apparatus of small size. Cf. macrochemistry. microchemical adj

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