Definition of Phytolith

1. Noun. A small particle of silica or mineral that occurs in many plants ¹



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Definition of Phytolith

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phytolith

phytohaemagglutinin
phytohaemagglutinins
phytohaemoagglutinin
phytohemagglutinin
phytohemagglutinins
phytoherm
phytohormone
phytohormones
phytoid
phytol
phytolacca
phytolaccas
phytolectin
phytolite
phytolites
phytolith (current term)
phytolithologist
phytolithology
phytoliths
phytologic
phytological
phytologies
phytologist
phytologists
phytology
phytols
phytomastigophorea
phytomedicine
phytomedicines

Literary usage of Phytolith

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1. Archaeology of the United Arab Emirates: Proceedings of the First by Daniel T. Potts, Hasan Al Naboodah, Peter Hellyer (2003)
"The petrographic work provided the basic information upon which we built a plan for selecting samples for chemical analysis and phytolith research. ..."

2. Mineral Tolerance of Animals by National Research Council (U. S.) (2005)
"Each plant has a characteristic phytolith shape and these shapes vary enormously between plants (Carlisle, 1984). Soil type, plant species, ..."

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