[ mahy-krol-uh-jee ]
/ maɪˈkrɒl ə dʒi /
excessive attention to petty details or distinctions.
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Origin of micrology
OTHER WORDS FROM micrologymi·cro·log·i·cal [mahy-kruh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌmaɪ krəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, mi·cro·log·ic, adjectivemi·crol·o·gist, noun
Words nearby micrology
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Nothing that George liked better than botany, metaphysics, and micrology.
Micrology, mī-krol′o-ji, n. the branch of science which treats of microscopic objects.