birefractive

adjective
bi·​re·​frac·​tive | \ ˌbī-ri-ˈfrak-tiv How to pronounce birefractive (audio) \

Medical Definition of birefractive

: having or characterized by birefringence : birefringent

Learn More About birefractive

Dictionary Entries Near birefractive

bird louse

birefractive

birefringence

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Birefractive.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/birefractive. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!