hemimorphic

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adjective hemi·mor·phic \ˌhe-mi-ˈmȯr-fik\

Definition of hemimorphic

of a crystal

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

hemimorphism

play \ˌhe-mi-ˈmȯr-ˌfi-zəm\ noun

Origin and Etymology of hemimorphic

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1859


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