bisphenoid

[ bahy-sfee-noid ]
/ baɪˈsfi nɔɪd /

noun Crystallography.

a tetrahedral form, each edge of which is bisected by the perpendicular bisecting the edge that does not intersect it.

Nearby words

  1. bismuthyl,
  2. bismutite,
  3. bisnaga,
  4. bison,
  5. bisontine,
  6. bisphosphonate,
  7. bisque,
  8. bissau,
  9. bissextile,
  10. bissextus

Origin of bisphenoid


Also called disphenoid.

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