crystalloid


crys·tal·loid

noun \ˈkris-tə-ˌlid\

Definition of CRYSTALLOID

:  a substance that forms a true solution and is capable of being crystallized
crystalloid or crys·tal·loi·dal \ˌkris-tə-ˈli-dəl\ adjective

First Known Use of CRYSTALLOID

1861

crys·tal·loid

noun \ˈkris-tə-ˌlid\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CRYSTALLOID

1
: a substance that forms a true solution and is capable of being crystallized
2
: a particle of protein that has the properties of crystal and is found especially in oily seeds
crystalloid or crys·tal·loi·dal \ˌkris-tə-ˈlid-əl\ adjective

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