Definition of Lithophyse. Meaning of Lithophyse. Synonyms of Lithophyse

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Definition of Lithophyse

Lithophyse Lith"o*physe, n. [Litho- + Gr. ? a flatus, air bubble.] (Min.) A spherulitic cavity often with concentric chambers, observed in some volcanic rocks, as in rhyolitic lavas. It is supposed to be produced by expanding gas, whence the name.

Meaning of Lithophyse from wikipedia

- A lithophysa (plural lithophysae, from Gr**** lithos "stone" + physan "to blow") is a felsic volcanic rock with a spherulitic structure and interior cavity...