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pseudosymmetry

[soo-doh-sim-i-tree] /ˌsu doʊˈsɪm ɪ tri/
noun, Crystallography
1.
an apparent symmetry different from that appropriate to a crystal of a given mineral.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; pseudo- + symmetry
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