Definition of permineralized in English:

permineralized

(also permineralised)

adjective

Geology
  • (of organic material) fossilized through the precipitation of dissolved minerals in the interstices of hard tissue.

    • ‘Coal balls are concretions of permineralized peat formed in place.’
    • ‘He would also have become aware that not all dinosaur bones are permineralized.’
    • ‘Large trunks of permineralized wood attest to the latter at least.’
    • ‘All three localities yield permineralized peat, which initially formed in a swampy environment.’
    • ‘Cells are permineralized in some specimens and thus are measurable.’

Pronunciation:

permineralized

/pəˈmɪn(ə)rəlʌɪzd/