spherulite


spher·u·lite

noun \ˈsfir-yə-ˌlīt, ˈsfer-, -ə-ˌlīt\

Definition of SPHERULITE

:  a usually spherical crystalline body of radiating crystal fibers often found in vitreous volcanic rocks
spher·u·lit·ic \ˌsfir-yə-ˈli-tik, ˌsfer-, -ə-ˌli-\ adjective

First Known Use of SPHERULITE

1823

spher·u·lite

noun \ˈsfir-yə-ˌlīt, ˈsfer-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SPHERULITE

: a usually spherical crystalline body of radiating crystal fibers
spher·u·lit·ic \ˌsfir-yə-ˈlit-ik, ˌsfer-\ adjective

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