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crys·tal·li·za·tion

(kris'tăl-i-zā'shŭn),
Assumption of a crystalline form when a vapor or liquid becomes solidified, or a solute precipitates from solution.

crystallization

[kris′təlīzā′shən]
Etymology: Gk, krystallos, rock crystal
the production of crystals, either by cooling a liquid or gas to a solid state or by cooling a solution until the solute precipitates as a crystalline deposit. crystalize, v.

crys·tal·li·za·tion

(kris'tăl-ī-zā'shŭn)
Assumption of a crystalline form when a vapor or liquid becomes solidified, or a solute precipitates from solution.

crys·tal·li·za·tion

(kris'tăl-ī-zā'shŭn)
Assumption of a crystalline form when a vapor or liquid becomes solidified, or a solute precipitates from solution.

crystallization,

n the production or formation of crystals, either by cooling a liquid or gas to a solid state or by cooling a solution until the solute precipitates as a crystalline deposit.
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