crystalloblastic

adjective
crys·​tal·​lo·​blas·​tic | \ ¦kristəlō¦blastik \

Definition of crystalloblastic

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

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History and Etymology for crystalloblastic

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 23 Oct. 2021.

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