allomorphism

allomorphism

[al-uh-mawr-fiz-uhm]
noun Chemistry.
variability in crystalline form without change in chemical constitution.
Compare paramorphism.


Origin:
1865–70; allomorph + -ism

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allomorphism (ˌæləˈmɔːfɪzəm)
 
n
variation in the crystalline form of a chemical compound

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allomorphism al·lo·mor·phism (āl'ə-môr'fĭz'əm)
n.
A change in crystalline form that occurs without a change in chemical composition.

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