variant of before an element of Latin origin:
[kris-tl] /ˈkrɪs tl/ noun 1. a clear, transparent mineral or glass resembling ice. 2. the transparent form of crystallized quartz. 3. Chemistry, Mineralogy. a solid body having a characteristic internal structure and enclosed by symmetrically arranged plane surfaces, intersecting at definite and characteristic angles. 4. anything made of or resembling such a substance. 5. a […]
crystallin crys·tal·lin (krĭs’tə-lĭn) n. A globulin in the lens of the eye.
[kris-tl-in, -ahyn, -een] /ˈkrɪs tl ɪn, -ˌaɪn, -ˌin/ adjective 1. of or like ; clear; transparent. 2. formed by . 3. composed of . 4. pertaining to or their formation. /ˈkrɪstəˌlaɪn/ adjective 1. having the characteristics or structure of crystals 2. consisting of or containing crystals 3. made of or like crystal; transparent; clear adj. […]
noun, Anatomy. 1. a doubly convex, transparent body in the eye, situated behind the iris, that focuses incident light on the retina. noun 1. a biconvex transparent elastic structure in the eye situated behind the iris, serving to focus images on the retina