minutia

[mi-noo-shee-uh, -shuh, -nyoo-]
noun, plural minutiae [mi-noo-shee-ee, -nyoo-] .
Usually, minutiae. precise details; small or trifling matters: the minutiae of his craft.

Origin:
1745–55; < Latin minūtia smallness, equivalent to minūt(us) minute2 + -ia -ia

minutial, adjective

minimal, minimize, minimum, minuscule, minutia (see usage note at minuscule).
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Example sentences
Would you make the message rich in the opaque minutia of modern science and
  write.
It is satisfied with merely examining the minutia of each crisis in particular.
One of the great things about being a scientist is that you learn how to read
  in detail and appreciate minutia.
In fact, aside from those actually engaged in the traffic, but few persons know
  anything of its magnitude or minutia.
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