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Having a crystalline structure visible only under a microscope.

mi′cro·crys′tal n.
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(Chemistry) (of a solid) composed of microscopic crystals
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Adj.1.microcrystalline - containing crystals that are visible only under a microscopemicrocrystalline - containing crystals that are visible only under a microscope
crystalline - consisting of or containing or of the nature of crystals; "granite is crystalline"
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