Definition of micronization in US English:

micronization

noun

  • See micronize

    • ‘These include micronisation whereby large and perhaps regular crystals are broken by aggressive milling.’
    • ‘In situ micronization is a suitable method for the production of micro-sized drugs.’
    • ‘Air jet micronization is a well proven technique that consistently produces particles in the 1-30 micron range.’
    • ‘The powder may need additional drying, milling or micronisation to get it to the appropriate size.’
    • ‘Where an ordered mixture is desired, the active compound may be processed, for example by micronisation, in order to obtain, if desired, particles within a particular size range.’

Pronunciation

micronization

/ˌmīkrənəˈzāSHən/