hemi·​mor·​phic ˌhe-mi-ˈmȯr-fik How to pronounce hemimorphic (audio)
of a crystal
: having different crystalline forms at each end of a crystallographic axis
hemimorphism noun

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use

circa 1859, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hemimorphic was circa 1859

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“Hemimorphic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hemimorphic. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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