enantiotropy

noun en·an·ti·ot·ro·py

Definition of enantiotropy

plural

-es

  1. :  the relation of two different forms of the same substance (such as two allotropic forms of tin) that have a definite transition point and can therefore change reversibly each into the other — compare monotropy

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Origin and Etymology of enantiotropy

International Scientific Vocabulary enantio- + -tropy


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