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a·chon·drite

 (ā-kŏn′drīt′)
n.
A stony meteorite that contains no chondrules.

a′chon·drit′ic (-drĭt′ĭk) adj.
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Adj.1.achondritic - of or related to an achondriteachondritic - of or related to an achondrite  
2.achondritic - not having a granular structureachondritic - not having a granular structure  
chondritic, granular - having a granular structure like that of chondrites
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