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 (such as that of a triangle) and often set in a bone or wooden haft

microlithic

play \ˌmī-krə-ˈli-thik\ adjective

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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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