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: alteration of igneous rocks by their own residual solutions without introduction of extraneous matter

Word History


aut- + metamorphism

First Known Use

1917, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of autometamorphism was in 1917

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“Autometamorphism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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