Glossary Database

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 Xeric  1. describing a location or habitat with very little moisture. 2. describing an organism that lives in such an environment (Morris 1992). 3.)Means dry.
 X-ray  Non-nuclear, electromagnetic radiation of very short wavelengths.
 X-ray diffraction  In mineralogy, the process of identifying mineral structures by exposing crystals to a beam of X-rays and studying the resulting diffraction patterns.