Definition of pseudosymmetry
: the apparent symmetry in crystals that come to resemble (as in the apparently hexagonal prisms of aragonite) forms of another system
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Origin and Etymology of pseudosymmetry
International Scientific Vocabulary pseud- + symmetry
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