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crystallization

[ kris-tl-uh-zey-shuhn ]
/ ˌkrɪs tl əˈzeɪ ʃən /
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noun

the act or process of crystallizing.
a crystallized body or formation.

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Origin of crystallization

First recorded in 1655–65; crystall- + -ization

OTHER WORDS FROM crystallization

post·crys·tal·li·za·tion, adjective
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Medical definitions for crystallization

crystallization
[ krĭs′tə-lĭ-zāshən ]

n.

The formation of crystals or the assumption of a crystalline form.

Other words from crystallization

crystal•lize′ (-līz′) v.
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