adjective ho·meo·blas·tic \¦hōmēō¦blastik, ¦häm-\

Definition of homeoblastic

  1. :  having a texture corresponding to the equigranular in igneous rock and grains of approximately equal size —used of metamorphic rock

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Origin and Etymology of homeoblastic

International Scientific Vocabulary home- + -blastic; originally formed as German homöoblastisch

First Known Use: 1954

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capable of being understood in two ways

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