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crystallography

[kris-tl-og-ruh-fee] /ˌkrɪs tlˈɒg rə fi/
noun
1.
the science dealing with crystallization and the forms and structure of crystals.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805; crystallo- + -graphy
Related forms
crystallographer, noun
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  • From the x-ray crystallography, researchers created a three-dimensional computer model of the process.
  • And the traditional tools that have been developed for understanding protein structure-such as x-ray crystallography-don't work.
  • If you are doing group theory, basic crystallography and diffraction is useful.
  • Software for macromolecular neutron crystallography.
  • crystallography is the scientific study of crystals and crystal formation.
British Dictionary definitions for crystallography

crystallography

/ˌkrɪstəˈlɒɡrəfɪ/
noun
1.
the science concerned with the formation, properties, and structure of crystals
Derived Forms
crystallographer, noun
crystallographic (ˌkrɪstələʊˈɡræfɪk) adjective
crystallographically, adverb
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