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microlith

 [mi´kro-lith″]
a minute concretion or calculus.

mi·cro·lith

(mī'krō-lith),
A minute calculus, usually multiple, sometimes constituting a coarse sand called gravel; may occur in prostate or testes.
[micro- + G. lithos, stone]

microlith

[mī′krəlith]
Etymology: Gk, mikros + lithos, stone
a small rounded mass of mineral matter or calcified stone.

mi·cro·lith

(mī'krō-lith)
A minute stone or stonelike concretion, especially a calculus fragment passed in the urine as a component of gravel.
[micro- + G. lithos, stone]

microlith

a minute concretion or calculus.
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One type is characterized by round or oval microliths that may have a genetic basis and the other by irregular bosselated microliths that are largely due to mitral stenosis.
6%, none of which are truncation types, either lateral or terminal--, no raclettes or geometric microliths.
On chest radiograph, numerous sand-like microliths or calcispherites are seen diffusely scattered in bilateral lung fields - predominantly in the lower two-thirds of the lungs - obscuring the diaphragmatic, mediastinal, and cardiac borders.
Similar remains, including microliths (small blade tools/flints), have been found in the deserts of middle Asia.
Finding a couple of microliths lying there on the grey sand, exposed by weathering, was an experience I have not forgotten.
A small number of groundstone tools (13) and microliths (5) were also recovered; the most interesting of these are two round stones with equatorial grooves that have been interpreted by Carlson (1998:30) as fishing net sinkers, one of which was recovered from a layer dating to 9000 B.
This category ranges from microliths from the rich Mkhar-ro site of Chab-mdo to more modem items such as an iron-fortified saddle and a rattan shield--these are dated from the eleventh to the sixteenth centuries--excavated from the ruins of Gu-ge in Western Tibet.
Show me that the people of the black sand microliths, of Carmel and of Jericho are not the lineages of today, their bone marrow compatible to those who lie
As phosphate chelate the calcium in extracellular fluid, Microliths (Calcospherites) will be formed in alveolar space.
A specific type of microliths, made from blade fragments with an abrupt retouch on one or both sides, is recorded.
4 ka, there is evidence for a suite of changes involving stone artefacts, including microliths, thumbnail scrapers, tula adzes, stone points, ground stone and seed grinders.