The adjective exhaustive means something that is very thorough and complete.
Synonyms are encyclopedic, extensive, full-scale, or in-depth.
The word origins in 1780s. It comes from the verb exhaust meaning “to make someone extremely tired” plus -ive.
The writer is referred to that book for an exhaustive history and discussion of the study.
They didn’t continue the research because the work is exhaustive.
A feminist photographer made an exhaustive study of manspreading ever conducted.