Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[poi-kuh-lit-ik] /ˌpɔɪ kəˈlɪt ɪk/

adjective, Petrography.
(of igneous rocks) having small crystals of one mineral scattered irregularly in larger crystals of another mineral.


Read Also:

  • Poikilo-

    poikilo- pref. Irregular or variable: poikilocyte.

  • Poikiloblast

    poikiloblast poi·ki·lo·blast (poi’kə-lə-blāst’, poi-kĭl’ə-) n. A nucleated red blood cell of irregular shape.

  • Poikiloblastic

    [poi-kil-uh-blas-tik, poi-kuh-luh-] /pɔɪˌkɪl əˈblæs tɪk, ˌpɔɪ kə lə-/ adjective, Petrography. 1. (of metamorphic rocks) having small grains of one mineral embedded in metacrysts of another mineral.

  • Poikilocyte

    /ˈpɔɪkɪləʊˌsaɪt/ noun 1. an abnormally shaped red blood cell poikilocyte poi·ki·lo·cyte (poi’kə-lə-sīt’, poi-kĭl’ə-) n. A red blood cell of irregular shape.

Disclaimer: Poikilitic definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.