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hemimorphic

[hem-i-mawr-fik] /ˌhɛm ɪˈmɔr fɪk/
adjective
1.
(of a crystal) having the two ends of an axis unlike in their planes or modifications; lacking a center of symmetry.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; hemi- + -morphic
Related forms
hemimorphism, hemimorphy, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for hemimorphic

hemimorphic

/ˌhɛmɪˈmɔːfɪk/
adjective
1.
(of a crystal) having different forms at each end of an axis
Derived Forms
hemimorphism, hemimorphy, noun
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