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micrology (s) (noun) (no plural)
1. A branch of science that gives attention to very small forms of research: The students were upset that the professor was assigning them to investigate the micrology of insects living in winter conditions.
2. Attention that is given to or a study that involves trivial or unimportant matters or petty differences: Andre was accused of committing a micrology when he complained that Mason arrived five minutes late for a meeting.
A discussion of trivial matters or petty differences.
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A discussion of or a study of trivial or insignificant matters or something that is not important and not worth worrying about. (1)