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poikiloblastic

[poi-kil-uh-blas-tik, poi-kuh-luh-]
adjective Petrography.
  1. (of metamorphic rocks) having small grains of one mineral embedded in metacrysts of another mineral.
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Origin of poikiloblastic

1915–20; < Greek poikiló(s) various + -blastic
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