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dimorph

[ dahy-mawrf ]
/ ˈdaɪ mɔrf /
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noun Crystallography.

either of the two forms assumed by a mineral or other chemical substance exhibiting dimorphism.

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Origin of dimorph

<Greek dímorphos having two shapes; see di-1, -morph
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British Dictionary definitions for dimorph

dimorph
/ (ˈdaɪmɔːf) /

noun

either of two forms of a substance that exhibits dimorphism
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