Meaning of micromineral in English:

micromineral

noun

  • 1Geology
    A mineral of microscopic size.

  • 2Biology Medicine
    An essential mineral nutrient required in relatively small amounts; a trace element.

Pronunciation

micromineral

/ˌmʌɪkrə(ʊ)ˈmɪn(ə)rəl/ /ˌmʌɪkrə(ʊ)ˈmɪn(ə)r(ə)l/

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in American Naturalist. From micro- + mineral.