Tetartohedrally

tetartohedral

[ti-tahr-toh-hee-druhl]
adjective
(of a crystal) having one fourth the planes or faces required by the maximum symmetry of the system to which it belongs.

Origin:
1855–60; < Greek tétarto(s) one fourth + -hedral

tetartohedrally, adverb
tetartohedrism, noun
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tetartohedral (tɪˌtɑːtəʊˈhiːdrəl)
 
adj
(of a crystal) having one quarter of the number of faces necessary for the full symmetry of its crystal system
 
[C19: from Greek tetartos one fourth + -hedral]
 
tetarto'hedrally
 
adv
 
tetarto'hedralism
 
n
 
tetarto'hedrism
 
n

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