crystalloid

noun
crys·​tal·​loid | \ˈkri-stə-ˌlȯid \

Definition of crystalloid 

: a substance that forms a true solution and is capable of being crystallized

Other Words from crystalloid

crystalloid or crystalloidal \ˌkri-​stə-​ˈlȯi-​dᵊl \ adjective

First Known Use of crystalloid

1839, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for crystalloid

crystal entry 1 + -oid entry 1

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crystalloid

noun
crys·​tal·​loid | \ˈkris-tə-ˌlȯid \

Medical Definition of crystalloid 

1 : a substance that forms a true solution and is capable of being crystallized

2 : a particle of protein that has the properties of crystal and is found especially in oily seeds

Other Words from crystalloid

crystalloid or crystalloidal \ˌkris-​tə-​ˈlȯid-​ᵊl \ adjective

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