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Consistency in crystalline form with variation in chemical composition.

al′lo·mer′ic (-mĕr′ĭk), al·lom′er·ous adj.
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(Chemistry) similarity of crystalline structure in substances of different chemical composition
allomeric, alˈlomerous adj
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(əˈlɒm əˌrɪz əm)

variability in chemical constitution without change in crystalline form.
al•lom′er•ous, adj.
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variability of a chemical compound in which there is no variation in crystalline form. — allomeric, adj.
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Noun1.allomerism - (chemistry) variability in chemical composition without variation in crystalline form
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
variation, fluctuation - an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change
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