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crystalline

 [kris´tah-lin]
1. resembling a crystal in nature or clearness.
2. pertaining to crystals.

crys·tal·line

(kris'tă-lēn),
1. Clear; transparent.
2. Relating to a crystal or crystals.

crystalline

/crys·tal·line/ (kris´tah-lēn)
1. pertaining to crystals.
2. resembling a crystal in nature or clearness.

crystalline

describing material with a regular geometric shape. Crystalline substances have a very narrow melting point range.

crys·tal·line

(kris'tă-lēn)
1. Clear; transparent.
2. Relating to a crystal or crystals.

crystalline

1. resembling a crystal in nature or clearness.
2. pertaining to crystals.

crystalline lens
the transparent organ behind the pupil of the eye. See also lens.
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