crystalloblastic

adjective

crys·​tal·​lo·​blas·​tic
¦kristəlō¦blastik
1
of a rock : of or relating to any crystalline texture resulting from metamorphism
2
: denoting a structure produced by crystals growing in a solid solution

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary crystall- + -blastic; originally formed as German kristalloblastisch

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“Crystalloblastic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crystalloblastic. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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