[ uh-lom-uh-riz-uhm ]
/ əˈlɒm əˌrɪz əm /
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variability in chemical constitution without change in crystalline form.
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OTHER WORDS FROM allomerismal·lom·er·ous, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for allomerism
/ (əˈlɒməˌrɪzəm) /
similarity of crystalline structure in substances of different chemical composition
Derived forms of allomerismallomeric (ˌæləˈmɛrɪk) or allomerous, adjective
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Medical definitions for allomerism
[ ə-lŏm′ə-rĭz′əm ]
Consistency in crystalline form with variation in chemical composition.
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