prehnitic

Prehnitic

Prehn*it"ic\, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, a tetrabasic acid of benzene obtained as a white crystalline substance; -- probably so called from the resemblance of the wartlike crystals to the mammill[ae] on the surface of prehnite.
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