one of the imaginary reference lines passing through the center of an ideal crystal, designated a, b, or c.
[kris-tl-og-ruh-fee] /ˌkrɪs tlˈɒg rə fi/ noun 1. the science dealing with crystallization and the forms and structure of crystals. /ˌkrɪstəˈlɒɡrəfɪ/ noun 1. the science concerned with the formation, properties, and structure of crystals
[kris-tl-oid] /ˈkrɪs tlˌɔɪd/ noun 1. a usually crystallizable substance that, when dissolved in a liquid, will diffuse readily through vegetable or animal membranes. 2. Botany. one of certain minute crystallike granules of protein, found in the tissues of various seeds. adjective 3. resembling a crystal. 4. of the nature of a crystalloid. /ˈkrɪstəˌlɔɪd/ adjective 1. […]
noun a fear of crystals, glass; also called hyalophobia Word Origin Greek krystallon ‘crystal’
[kris-tl-ohs] /ˈkrɪs tlˌoʊs/ Trademark. 1. a brand of saccharin sodium.