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adjective pneu·ma·to·lyt·ic \ˌnü-mə-tə-ˈli-tik, ˌnyü-; (ˌ)n(y)ü-ˌma-\

Definition of pneumatolytic

  1. :  formed or forming by hot vapors or superheated liquids under pressure —used especially of minerals and ores

Origin and Etymology of pneumatolytic

International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use: 1896

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