artifact

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ar·ti·fact

noun

Definition of ARTIFACT

1
: a product of artificial character due to extraneous (as human) agency; specifically : a product or formation in a microscopic preparation of a fixed tissue or cell that is caused by manipulation or reagents and is not indicative of actual structural relationships
2
: an electrocardiographic and electroencephalographic wave that arises from sources other than the heart or brain
ar·ti·fac·tu·al or chiefly British ar·te·fac·tu·al \ˌärt-ə-ˈfak-chə(-wə)l, -ˈfaksh-wəl\ adjective

Variants of ARTIFACT

ar·ti·fact or chiefly British ar·te·fact \ˈärt-ə-ˌfakt\

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