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Adjective: crystalloid  'kris-tu,loyd
  1. Crystal-like; transparent like crystal
Noun: crystalloid  'kris-tu,loyd
  1. A body which, in solution, diffuses readily through animal membranes, and generally is capable of being crystallized; - opposed to colloid
  2. One of the microscopic particles resembling crystals, consisting of protein matter, which occur in certain plant cells; - called also protein crystal

Derived forms: crystalloids

Encyclopedia: Crystalloid