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allomorphism

[al-uh-mawr-fiz-uh m]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. variability in crystalline form without change in chemical constitution.
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Origin of allomorphism

First recorded in 1865–70; allomorph + -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for allomorphism

allomorphism

noun
  1. variation in the crystalline form of a chemical compound
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allomorphism in Medicine

allomorphism

(ăl′ə-môrfĭz′əm)
n.
  1. A change in crystalline form that occurs without a change in chemical composition.
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