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microlith

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noun mi·cro·lith \ˈmī-krə-ˌlith\

Definition of microlith

  1. :  a tiny blade tool especially of the Mesolithic usually in a geometric shape (as that of a triangle) and often set in a bone or wooden haft

microlithic

play \ˌmī-krə-ˈli-thik\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of microlith

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1908


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microlith

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noun mi·cro·lith \ˈmī-krō-ˌlith\

Medical Definition of microlith

  1. :  a microscopic calculus or concretion <rupture of microliths into blood vessels—Modern Medicine>—compare gravel 1




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