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1520s, from Medieval Latin analyticus (see analytic) + -al (1). Related: Analytically.
c.1600, from Medieval Latin analyticus, from Greek analytikos "analytical," from analytos "dissolved" (see analysis).
analytic an·a·lyt·ic (ān'ə-lĭt'ĭk) or an·a·lyt·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)adj.
Of or relating to analysis or analytics.
Expert in or using analysis, especially one who thinks in a logical manner.