/ (ˈɑːtɪˌfækt) /
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something made or given shape by man, such as a tool or a work of art, esp an object of archaeological interest
anything man-made, such as a spurious experimental result
cytology a structure seen in tissue after death, fixation, staining, etc, that is not normally present in the living tissue
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Word Origin for artefact
C19: from Latin phrase arte factum, from ars skill + facere to make
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How to use artefact in a sentence
Hence it is extremely difficult to distinguish what is preformed, and what is artefact.Histology of the Blood|Paul Ehrlich
Medical definitions for artefact
[ är′tə-făkt′ ]
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