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.

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Also called disphenoid.

Origin of bisphenoid

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