hydrometamorphism

noun

hy·​dro·​metamorphism
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: 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

Word History

Etymology

hydr- + metamorphism

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“Hydrometamorphism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydrometamorphism. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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