hydrometamorphism

noun
hy·​dro·​metamorphism | \ "+ \

Definition of hydrometamorphism

: the alteration of rock by the addition, subtraction, or exchange of material brought or carried in solution by water and without the influence of high temperature or pressure — compare dynamometamorphism

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hydr- + metamorphism

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“Hydrometamorphism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydrometamorphism. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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