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dimorphous


dimorphous


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dimorphous  \Di*mor"phous\,  a.  [Cf.  F.  dimorphe.] 
  1.  (Biol.)  Characterized  by  dimorphism;  occurring  under  two 
  distinct  forms,  not  dependent  on  sex;  dimorphic. 
 
  2.  (Crystallog.)  Crystallizing  under  two  forms  fundamentally 
  different,  while  having  the  same  chemical  composition.