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hemimorphic

hemimorphic

adjective hemi·mor·phic \ˌhe-mi-ˈmr-fik\

Definition of HEMIMORPHIC

of a crystal
:  having different crystalline forms at each end of a crystallographic axis
hemi·mor·phism \-ˌfi-zəm\ noun

Origin of HEMIMORPHIC

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1859

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