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mac·le

 (măk′əl)
n.
1. Chiastolite.
2. A twinned crystal.
3. A dark spot or discoloration in a mineral.

[French, from Old French, lozenge, from Latin macula, mesh.]

macle

(ˈmækəl)
n
(Minerals) another name for chiastolite, twin3
[C19: via French from Latin macula spot, stain]

ma•cle

(ˈmæk əl)

n.
a twinned crystal.
[1720–30; < French]
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Macle L, Cairns J, Leblanc K, Tsang T, Skanes A, Cox JL, et al.
Weerasooriya R, Khairy P, Litalien J, Macle L, Hocini M, Sacher F, Lellouche N, Knecht S, Wright M, Nault I, Miyazaki S, Scavee C, Clementy J, Haissaguerre M, Jais P.
4-Voskar Macle : Il a tendance a ne pas courir souvent et vu la forte opposition en presence, il risque de ne pas pouvoir tenir la comparaison a ce niveau.
Steill IG, Macle L; CCS Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines Committee.