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1. A little face; a small, plane surface; as, the facets of a diamond.

alternative forms: facette.

2. (Science: anatomy) a smooth circumscribed surface; as, the articular facet of a bone.

3. The narrow plane surface between flutings of a column.

4. (Science: entomology, zoology) One of the numerous small eyes which make up the compound eyes of insects and crustaceans.

Origin: f. Facette, dim. Of face face. See face.

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Unidentified Non-Human Remain

... but again, I can't be sure about that. The element is small (as demonstrated in photos) and unusual in shape. There are three possible articular facets present, a judgement based entirely on my perception. There are some porous canals, which to me, resemble the morphology of the human inner auditory ...

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by JeremiahRocker
Thu Feb 28, 2013 6:15 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Unidentified Non-Human Remain
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Topic: What Is Petroleum
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Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: ATP
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