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allomorphism

[al-uh-mawr-fiz-uh m] /ˌæl əˈmɔr fɪz əm/
noun, Chemistry
1.
variability in crystalline form without change in chemical constitution.
Compare paramorphism.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; allomorph + -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for allomorphism

allomorphism

/ˌæləˈmɔːfɪzəm/
noun
1.
variation in the crystalline form of a chemical compound
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allomorphism in Medicine

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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