pellet

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(pĕl′ĕt )

[Fr. pelote, a ball]

1. A tiny pill or small ball of medicine or food.
2. A solid that condenses at the bottom of a centrifuged solution.
3. Any small round object, such as a bit of buckshot or a BB, that may enter the body in gunshot injuries.

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(pĕl′ĕt )

[Fr. pelote, a ball]

1. A tiny pill or small ball of medicine or food.
2. A solid that condenses at the bottom of a centrifuged solution.
3. Any small round object, such as a bit of buckshot or a BB, that may enter the body in gunshot injuries.

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