/mon'euh klin"ik/, adj. Crystall.
noting or pertaining to a system of crystallization in which the crystals have three unequal axes, with one oblique intersection. Cf. crystal system.
[1865-70; MONO- + Gk klín(ein) to incline + -IC]

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