cryptocrystalline

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adjective cryp·to·crys·tal·line \ˌkrip-tō-ˈkri-stə-lən\

Definition of cryptocrystalline

  1. :  having a crystalline structure so fine that no distinct particles are recognizable under a microscope cryptocrystalline quartz

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cryptocrystalline

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adjective cryp·to·crys·tal·line \ˌkrip-tō-ˈkris-tə-lən\

Medical Definition of cryptocrystalline

  1. :  having a crystalline structure so fine that no distinct particles are recognizable under the microscope


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