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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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When installed at Umm Wu'al, the systems will sort more than 70% of the run-of-mine material by removing flint stones from the phosphate in order to reduce silicon content.
Both groups shaped flint stones into cutting and scraping tools.
He said the flint stones were used to break into cars.
New Delhi, May 31 (ANI): Around 1200 pieces of flint stones dating back to 250, 000 years ago were discovered at al-Sharar Valley near Daraa, Southern Syria.
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.