micromineral

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

micro- +‎ mineral

Noun[edit]

micromineral (plural microminerals)

  1. A mineral of which only trace amounts are needed in the diet.
    • 2007 January 21, Rob Walker, “Earth Cover”, New York Times:
      The company’s “patent-pending Rare Minerals Skin Revival Treatment” is actually meant to be worn while sleeping, making your skin “more luminous” all the while, thanks to a formula that includes “all 72 organic macro- and microminerals that exist in nature.”