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spherulite

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noun spher·u·lite \ˈsfir-yə-ˌlīt, ˈsfer-, -ə-ˌlīt\

Definition of spherulite

  1. :  a usually spherical crystalline body of radiating crystal fibers often found in vitreous volcanic rocks

spher·u·lit·ic play \ˌsfir-yə-ˈli-tik, ˌsfer-, -ə-ˌli-\ adjective


1823

First Known Use of spherulite

1823


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spherulite

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noun spher·u·lite \ˈsfir-yə-ˌlīt, ˈsfer-\

Medical Definition of spherulite

  1. :  a usually spherical crystalline body of radiating crystal fibers

  2. spher·u·lit·ic \ˌsfir-yə-ˈlit-ik, ˌsfer-\play play adjective




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