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rhombic

[rom-bik] /ˈrɒm bɪk/
adjective
1.
having the form of a rhombus.
2.
having a rhombus as base or cross section.
3.
bounded by rhombuses, as a solid.
4.
Crystallography, orthorhombic.
Also, rhombical.
Origin
1660-1670
1660-70; rhomb + -ic
Related forms
subrhombic, adjective
subrhombical, adjective
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  • The basal leaves are rhombic or nearly round with shallow rounded teeth.
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rhombic

/ˈrɒmbɪk/
adjective
1.
relating to or having the shape of a rhombus
2.
(crystallog) another word for orthorhombic
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rhombic in Medicine

rhombic rhom·bic (rŏm'bĭk)
adj.

  1. Relating to the rhombencephalon.

  2. Rhomboid.

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