protein crystal
Crystalloid Crys"tal*loid, n. 1. (Chem.) A body which, in solution, diffuses readily through animal membranes, and generally is capable of being crystallized; -- opposed to colloid. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) One of the microscopic particles resembling crystals, consisting of protein matter, which occur in certain plant cells; -- called also {protein crystal}. [1913 Webster]


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