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Flint

(flint),
Austin, U.S. physician, 1812-1886. See: Austin Flint murmur, Flint murmur, Austin Flint phenomenon.

Flint

(flint),
Austin, Jr., U.S. physiologist, 1836-1915. See: Flint arcade.

silica

Homeopathy
Silica, see there.

Toxicology
The highly fibrogenic mineral form of silicon, silicon dioxide.

Silica

Homeopathy
A homeopathic remedy prepared from quartz, which is used to stimulate the immune system and to treat abscesses, acne, athlete’s foot, breast cysts, earache, fractures, haemorrhoids, infections (colds, flu and otitis), insomnia, lymphadenopathy, periodontal disease, poor bone growth and sweating.
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Her recitals are well-known for daringly rubbing classical and contemporary works together like flint stones, and letting the sparks fly where they may.
It obviously was much better than chipping flint stones or looking for fire-fused silica or sharp volcanic rock.
Daraa, Southern Syria (SANA)-1200 pieces of flint stones dating back to 250, 000 years ago were unearthed at al-Sharar Valley near Daraa, Southern Syria.
They made fishhooks out of shellfish, bone or cactus needles, spear throwers were used to hunt sea lions and wild camelids, while both lithic points and knives were manufactured using flint stones.