adiagnostic

adjective

adi·​ag·​nos·​tic
¦ā-ˌdī-əg-¦nä-stik
: having the constituents not distinctly separated but blending together in polarized light under the microscope
used of a rock texture

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary a- entry 2 + diagnostic; originally formed as German adiagnostisch

First Known Use

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of adiagnostic was circa 1909

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“Adiagnostic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adiagnostic. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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