Definition of Crystals
1. Noun. (plural of crystal) ¹
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Definition of Crystals
1. crystal [n] - See also: crystal
Medical Definition of Crystals
1. Formations of small irregular solid material often composed of calcium, uric acid and phosphate. (27 Sep 1997)
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Literary usage of Crystals
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Text-book of Mineralogy: With an Extended Treatise on Crystallography and by Edward Salisbury Dana (1898)
"crystals of different species often show the same tendency to parallelism in ... crystals of albite. implanted on a surface of orthoclase, are sometimes an ..."
2. Fieldiana by Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago Natural History Museum, Field Columbian Museum (1895)
"The crystals which may be designated as Type No. 2 are characterized by a deep amber yellow color ranging to colorless. They come from the Crystal Cave, ..."
3. Bulletin by Kentucky Geological Survey (1907)
"Also groups, originating in this manner, may be double, the crystals having formed on one side of the original layer of limestone, the upper side, ..."
4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1902)
"another break in the series of mixed crystals, but we have not been able to ... However, we propose to call the mixed crystals of the branch cdef y mixed ..."
5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"This occurs in crystals of «alt. In the hollow-faced octahedron again (fig. 22), there has been no deposition of matter along the line C. Cuprite often ..."
6. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1880)
"ON THE MICROSCOPIC crystals CONTAINED IN PLANTS. BY WK HIGLEY. IT has been the custom to call all crystals that occur in plants, whether in the cell ..."
7. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1837)
"The matter contained in the lower end of the intestinal canal of a living frog, when submitted to the microscope, is found to be full of crystals, ..."