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artefact

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Cytology a structure seen in tissue after death, fixation, staining, etc., that is not normally present in the living tissue

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any individual material object produced by a culture. The study of such objects is important in anthropology (see MATERIAL CULTURE). In ARCHAEOLOGY, the artefacts left behind by a society are the main means of reconstructing an account of that society.
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Evaluation of design artifacts is a central part of Design Science Research (DSR) [10, 11].
Justice Department officials said the artifacts were illegally shipped from Israel and the United Arab Emirates to Hobby Lobby facilities in the U.
Cautery artifact interfered with accurate staging in 7/119 (6%) of cases.
The rain artifact appears as a linear hyperechoic artifact covering the field of view.
Chang Chen (1993) reported an adaptive median filter to suppress the blocking and ringing artifacts.
The boxes were designed in a way that they help the conservation of the artifacts by optimizing environmental parameters and preventing damages.
But Hamid Baqai, former head of the Iranian Cultural Heritage and Tourism Organization, says the artifact is without question a modern forgery.
The artifacts that seemed to elicit the best papers came from popular culture or portrayed minority life.
Syrian Minister Naasan Agha announced that Syria possesses folkloric items and Iraqi traditional handicrafts that may belong to Iraqi museums, and that the authorities are working to catalog them in order to return them to Iraqi authorities, urging other countries to follow Syria's example and return stolen and smuggled Iraqi archaeological artifacts to their rightful owners.
The normal appearance of the complexes in lead II is a result of the cancellation of artifacts and not because of a transient return to normal rhythm.
Fulfillment of purpose or adaptation to a goal involves a relation among three terms: the purpose or goal, the character of the artifact, and the environment in which the artifact performs.