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allomerism

[uh-lom-uh-riz-uh m]
noun Chemistry.
  1. variability in chemical constitution without change in crystalline form.
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Origin of allomerism

First recorded in 1880–85; allo- + -mer + -ism
Related formsal·lom·er·ous, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for allomerism

allomerism

noun
  1. similarity of crystalline structure in substances of different chemical composition
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Derived Formsallomeric (ˌæləˈmɛrɪk) or allomerous, adjective
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allomerism in Medicine

allomerism

(ə-lŏmə-rĭz′əm)
n.
  1. Consistency in crystalline form with variation in chemical composition.
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