noun peri·cline \ˈperəˌklīn\

Definition of pericline



  1. 1 :  a variety of albite occurring in white opaque crystals elongated in the direction of the macro-axis and often twinned with this axis as twinning axis

  2. 2 :  one of the layers making up a periclinal chimera

  3. 3 :  a periclinal cell wall

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Origin and Etymology of pericline

Greek periklinēs, adjective, sloping on all sides

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capable of being understood in two ways

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