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isomorphous

[ ahy-suh-mawr-fuhs ]
/ ˌaɪ səˈmɔr fəs /
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adjective Chemistry, Crystallography.
(of a compound or mineral) capable of crystallizing in a form similar to that of another compound or mineral, used especially of substances so closely related that they form end members of a series of solid solutions.
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Origin of isomorphous

First recorded in 1820–30; iso- + -morphous
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