hemimorphic

adjective
hemi·​mor·​phic | \ ˌhe-mi-ˈmȯr-fik How to pronounce hemimorphic (audio) \

Definition of hemimorphic

of a crystal
: having different crystalline forms at each end of a crystallographic axis

Other Words from hemimorphic

hemimorphism \ ˌhe-​mi-​ˈmȯr-​ˌfi-​zəm How to pronounce hemimorphism (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of hemimorphic

circa 1859, in the meaning defined above

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“Hemimorphic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hemimorphic. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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