clinodome

noun
cli·​no·​dome | \ ˈklīnəˌdōm \
plural -s

Definition of clinodome

: a dome in which the planes are parallel to the inclined axis in a monoclinic crystal — compare brachydome, macrodome, orthodome

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History and Etymology for clinodome

International Scientific Vocabulary clin- + dome

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“Clinodome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clinodome. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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