: a solid body that looks crystalline even under a microscope but fails to produce a diffraction pattern indicating true crystallinity
the carbon film … is made up of sharply oriented pseudocrystalsL. H. Germer

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International Scientific Vocabulary pseud- + crystal

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“Pseudocrystal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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