a pseudomorph formed by a change in crystal structure but not in chemical composition.
- Also called allomorph.
- par·a·mor·phic, par·a·mor·phous, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for paramorph
a mineral that has undergone paramorphism
a plant or animal that is classified on the basis of inadequate data and differs taxonomically from other members of the species in which it has been placed
- paramorphic or paramorphous, adjective
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