crystallo-

crystallo-

or crystall-
pref.
Crystal: crystallize.

[From Greek krustallo-, from krustallos, crystal; see kreus- in Indo-European roots.]

crystallo-

or before a vowel

crystall-

combining form
(Chemistry) crystal: crystallography.

crystallo-

or crystalli-,

a combining form representing crystal: crystallography.
[< Greek krystallo-, comb. form of krýstallos crystal]
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These mechanisms include, but are not limited to, such phenomena as sonoluminescence (the emission of light due to the implosion of small bubbles) and crystallo- and triboluminescence (the emission of light due to the crystallization and fracturing of crystals, respectively).