dimorphous

adjective
di·​mor·​phous | \ (ˌ)dī-ˈmȯr-fəs How to pronounce dimorphous (audio) \

Definition of dimorphous

1 : crystallizing in two different forms

First Known Use of dimorphous

1832, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for dimorphous

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

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The first known use of dimorphous was in 1832

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“Dimorphous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dimorphous. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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dimorphous

adjective
di·​mor·​phous | \ (ˈ)dī-ˈmȯr-fəs How to pronounce dimorphous (audio) \

Medical Definition of dimorphous

1 : crystallizing in two different forms

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