exomorphism

noun
ex·​o·​mor·​phism
plural -s

Definition of exomorphism 

: a change (such as hardening or the formation of new minerals) produced in a rock mass by igneous intrusion from without : metamorphism by external contact

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History and Etymology for exomorphism

International Scientific Vocabulary exo- + -morphism; originally formed as French exomorphisme

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