dimorphous

play
adjective di·mor·phous \(ˌ)dī-ˈmȯr-fəs\

Definition of dimorphous

  1. 1 :  crystallizing in two different forms

  2. 2 :  dimorphic 1b

Origin and Etymology of dimorphous

Greek dimorphos having two forms, from di- + -morphos -morphous


First Known Use: 1832


Medical Dictionary

dimorphous

play
adjective di·mor·phous \(ˈ)dī-ˈmȯr-fəs\

Medical Definition of dimorphous

  1. 1:  crystallizing in two different forms

  2. 2:  dimorphic 2


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up dimorphous? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a favoring of the simplest explanation

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • manet-jeanne-spring
  • Which is a synonym of chaffer?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ