crystalloid

noun
crys·​tal·​loid | \ ˈkri-stə-ˌlȯid How to pronounce crystalloid (audio) \

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 How to pronounce crystalloid (audio) \ 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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The first known use of crystalloid was in 1839

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“Crystalloid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crystalloid. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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crystalloid

noun
crys·​tal·​loid | \ ˈkris-tə-ˌlȯid How to pronounce crystalloid (audio) \

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 How to pronounce crystalloid (audio) \ adjective

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