crystallographic

adjective
crys·​tal·​lo·​graph·​ic | \ˌkri-stə-lə-ˈgra-fik \

Definition of crystallographic 

: of or relating to crystals or crystallography

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crystallographically \ˌkri-​stə-​lə-​ˈgra-​fi-​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb

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The image, published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, was made from hundreds of crystallographic x-rays, each providing a multi-layered picture of the capsid’s structure. Brandon Keim, WIRED, "High-Resolution Imaging Unlocks Viral Secrets," 17 Feb. 2009

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First Known Use of crystallographic

1804, in the meaning defined above

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