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crystalloid


crystalloid


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crystalloid  \Crys"tal*loid\,  n. 
  1.  (Chem.)  A  body  which  in  solution,  diffuses  readily 
  through  animal  membranes,  and  generally  is  capable  of 
  being  crystallized;  --  opposed  to  colloid. 
 
  2.  (Bot.)  One  of  the  microscopic  particles  resembling 
  crystals,  consisting  of  protein  matter,  which  occur  in 
  certain  plant  cells;  --  called  also  {protein  crystal}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crystalloid  \Crys"tal*loid\  (kr?s"tal-loid),  a.  [Gr.  kry`stallos 
  crystal  +  -oid.] 
  Crystal-like;  transparent  like  crystal.