microlith


mi·cro·lith

noun \ˈmī-krə-ˌlith\

Definition of MICROLITH

:  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
mi·cro·lith·ic \ˌmī-krə-ˈli-thik\ adjective

Origin of MICROLITH

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1908

mi·cro·lith

noun \ˈmī-krō-ˌlith\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MICROLITH

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

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