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homeomorphism or homoeomorphism (ˌhəʊmɪəˈmɔːfɪzəm)
1.  the property, shown by certain chemical compounds, of having the same crystal form but different chemical composition
2.  maths a one-to-one correspondence, continuous in both directions, between the points of two geometric figures or between two topological spaces
homoeomorphism or homoeomorphism
homeo'morphic or homoeomorphism
homeo'morphous or homoeomorphism
homoeo'morphic or homoeomorphism
homoeo'morphous or homoeomorphism

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