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(Biology) either of two forms of a substance that exhibits dimorphism


(ˈdaɪ mɔrf)

either of the two forms assumed by a mineral or other chemical substance exhibiting dimorphism.
[< Greek dímorphos having two shapes; see di-1, -morph]
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is the most sexually dimorph species within this genus as can be seen from the rather long description of the female and that the male and female are separated in the identification key.
Marcasite is the mineral dimorph of pyrite, sharing the same chemical composition of Fe[S.
4, 4a-b, 5) appear to be similar to Jacob's less obese dimorph, which has an height-width ratio of about 1.