orthodome

noun
or·​tho·​dome | \ ˈȯ(r)thəˌdōm \

Definition of orthodome

: the dome of a crystal having planes parallel to the orthoaxis — compare brachydome, clinodome, macrodome

History and Etymology for orthodome

International Scientific Vocabulary orth- + dome

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“Orthodome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/orthodome. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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