[krip-toh-zoh-ol-uh-jee] /ˌkrɪp toʊ zoʊˈɒl ə dʒi/
the study of evidence tending to substantiate the existence of, or the search for, creatures whose reported existence is unproved, as the Abominable Snowman or the Loch Ness monster.
the study of creatures, such as the Loch Ness monster, whose existence has not been scientifically proved
[krip-tuh-zahy-guh s] /ˌkrɪp təˈzaɪ gəs/ adjective, Craniometry. 1. having the skull broad and the face narrow. cryptozygous cryp·to·zy·gous (krĭp’tō-zī’gəs, krĭp-tŏz’ĭ-gəs) adj. Having a narrow face as compared with the width of the cranium, so that the zygomatic arches are not visible when the skull is viewed from above.
[krip-tuh-zoh-on] /ˌkrɪp təˈzoʊ ɒn/ noun 1. an extinct genus of algae from Precambrian and Cambrian times, forming irregularly hemispherical fossil colonies composed of layers of limy precipitate.
adj. 1827, from Greek khryselephantinos “of gold and ivory,” applied to statues overlaid with gold and ivory, such as Athene Parthenos and Olympian Zeus.
1. . 2. crystallized. 3. . abbreviation 1. crystalline 2. Also crystall. crystallography 1. crystalline 2. crystallized 3. crystallography