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microconstituent

[mahy-kroh-kuh n-stich-oo-uh nt] /ˌmaɪ kroʊ kənˈstɪtʃ u ənt/
noun
1.
a microscopically small constituent of a metal or alloy.
Origin of microconstituent
1900-1905
1900-05; micro- + constituent
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