unifacial


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unifacial

(yo͞o′nə-fā′shəl)
adj.
1. Having, presenting, or oriented toward a single face: unifacial leaves.
2. Archaeology Flaked in such a way as to produce a cutting edge that is sharp on one side only. Used of a stone tool.

u′ni·fa′cial·ly adv.
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b, d Stomata on both leaf surfaces (black arrowheads), a-b Unifacial mcsophyll
El numero medio de negativos asociados a la conformacion volumetrica de las piezas es de 7,4, valor que aumenta en los ejemplares bifaciales hasta llegar a 10,8 y se queda en 6,2 en los unifaciales. Los pequenos levantamientos asociados a la regularizacion del filo ascienden de media a 8,2, con pocas diferencias entre unifaciales y bifaciales.
Further, 80% of the smooth platforms in the assemblage are accounted for within the retouch debitage, indicating secondary-stage reduction of unifacial flake tools.
Caracterizacion anatomica del sistema fundamental (Cuadro 4): Tipo de hoja: Se observaron dos tipos de hojas de acuerdo a la disposicion del parenquima, unifaciales en especies de Cohniella y bifaciales en las especies restantes (Fig.
At Booroola 3 the majority of these cores were flaked from one platform direction (unifacial), with a smaller number of bifacially flaked cores.
The cultural assemblages in the lowest layer included unifacial choppers and scrapers.
A total of 131 chipped stone tools (projectile points, utilized flakes, bifacial and unifacial items), 33 ground stone tools (manos and metates), four fire-cracked rock samples (5-10 rocks in each sample), one ceramic sample (four sherds), and 33 sediment samples (80-100 ml each) were submitted for CIEP analysis.
En menor proporcion se registra un nucleo unifacial de extracciones bidireccionales que parten de dos plataformas opuestas (2%) y tres fragmentos de nucleos no diferenciados (6%) (Figura 2).