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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“Exomorphism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exomorphism. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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