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allomerism

[ uh-lom-uh-riz-uhm ]
/ əˈlɒm əˌrɪz əm /
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noun Chemistry.
variability in chemical constitution without change in crystalline form.
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Origin of allomerism

First recorded in1880–85; allo- + -mer + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM allomerism

al·lom·er·ous, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for allomerism

allomerism
/ (əˈlɒməˌrɪzəm) /

noun
similarity of crystalline structure in substances of different chemical composition

Derived forms of allomerism

allomeric (ˌæləˈmɛrɪk) or allomerous, adjective
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