cryptocrystalline

adjective
cryp·​to·​crys·​tal·​line | \ ˌkrip-tō-ˈkri-stə-lən How to pronounce cryptocrystalline (audio) \

Definition of cryptocrystalline

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

First Known Use of cryptocrystalline

1862, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cryptocrystalline

crypto- + crystalline

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The first known use of cryptocrystalline was in 1862

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“Cryptocrystalline.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cryptocrystalline. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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cryptocrystalline

adjective
cryp·​to·​crys·​tal·​line | \ ˌkrip-tō-ˈkris-tə-lən How to pronounce cryptocrystalline (audio) \

Medical Definition of cryptocrystalline

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

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