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isomorphous

[ahy-suh-mawr-fuh s] /ˌaɪ səˈmɔr fəs/
adjective, Chemistry, Crystallography
1.
(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 of isomorphous
1820-1830
1820-30; iso- + -morphous
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