spherulite

noun spher·u·lite \ ˈsfir-yə-ˌlīt , ˈsfer- , -ə-ˌlīt \

Definition of spherulite

: a usually spherical crystalline body of radiating crystal fibers often found in vitreous volcanic rocks

spherulitic

play \ˌsfir-yə-ˈli-tik, ˌsfer-, -ə-ˌli-\ adjective

First Known Use of spherulite

1823

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spherulite

noun spher·u·lite \ ˈsfir-yə-ˌlīt , ˈsfer- \

medical Definition of spherulite

: a usually spherical crystalline body of radiating crystal fibers

spherulitic

play \ˌsfir-yə-ˈlit-ik, ˌsfer-\ adjective

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