plagiohedral

adjective pla·gi·o·he·dral \¦plājēō¦hēdrəl\
variants: or

plagihedral

\-jə¦-\

Definition of plagiohedral

  1. :  having an oblique spiral arrangement of faces :  gyroidal plagiohedral quartz crystals; specifically :  being a group of the isometric system characterized by 13 axes of symmetry but no center or planes

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Origin and Etymology of plagiohedral

plagi- + -hedral


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