allomerism


allomerism
allomerous, adj.
/euh lom"euh riz'euhm/, n. Chem.
variability in chemical constitution without change in crystalline form.
[1880-85; ALLO- + -MER + -ISM]

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  • allomerism — /əˈlɒmərɪzəm/ (say uh lomuhrizuhm) noun variability in chemical constitution without change in crystalline form. {allo + Greek meros part + ism} –allomerous, adjective …   Australian English dictionary


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