newly-formed

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newly-formed (comparative more newly-formed, superlative most newly-formed)

  1. Of recent origin.
    • 1894, Maynard Hutchings, "Notes on the Composition of Clays, Slates, etc.", The Geological Magazine 31‎: 72
      In some, probably in most, contact-areas a good deal of white mica is newly-formed.
    • 1906, John M. Cowan, "The Current Theories Regarding the Causation of Arterio-Sclerosis", The Practitioner 76‎: 323
      In older cases, it may be distinctly sclerosed, with much hyaline connective tissue, and many newly-formed but degenerate elastic fibres.