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allotrope

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noun al·lo·trope \ˈa-lə-ˌtrōp\

Definition of allotrope

  1. :  a form showing allotropy



Origin and Etymology of allotrope

International Scientific Vocabulary, back-formation from allotropy


First Known Use: 1876


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allotrope

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noun al·lo·trope \ˈal-ə-ˌtrōp\

Medical Definition of allotrope

  1. :  a form showing allotropy




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of allotrope


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