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The science of crystal structure and phenomena.

crys′tal·log′ra·pher n.
crys′tal·lo·graph′ic (-lə-grăf′ĭk), crys′tal·lo·graph′i·cal adj.
crys′tal·lo·graph′i·cal·ly adv.
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Noun1.crystallographer - a specialist in crystallography
specialiser, specialist, specializer - an expert who is devoted to one occupation or branch of learning


[ˌkrɪstəˈlɒgrəfəʳ] Ncristalógrafo/a m/f
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