paramorph

noun para·morph \ˈparəˌmȯrf\

Definition of paramorph

  1. 1 :  a pseudomorph having the same chemical composition as the original species

  2. 2 :  a variant biological form deviating from the mean of the species or other group to which it belongs :  variety

paramorphic

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paramorphous

\-fəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of paramorph

1para- + -morph


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