isomorphous

isomorphous

[ahy-suh-mawr-fuhs]
adjective Chemistry, Crystallography.
(of a compound or mineral) capable of crystallizing in a form similar to that of another compound or mineral, used especially of substances so closely related that they form end members of a series of solid solutions.

Origin:
1820–30; iso- + -morphous

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isomorphic or isomorphous (ˌaɪsəʊˈmɔːfɪk, ˌaɪsəʊˈmɔːfəs)
 
adj
exhibiting isomorphism
 
isomorphous or isomorphous
 
adj

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