hemitropic

adjective
hemi·​trop·​ic

Definition of hemitropic

crystallography
: having a twinned structure such that one part would be parallel to the other if it were rotated 180 degrees

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“Hemitropic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hemitropic. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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