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di·mor·phic

 (dī-môr′fĭk) also di·mor·phous (-fəs)
adj.
Existing or occurring in two distinct forms; exhibiting dimorphism: a dimorphic crystal; dimorphic organisms.
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di•mor•phous

(daɪˈmɔr fəs)

also di•mor′phic,



adj.
exhibiting dimorphism.
[1825–35; < Greek dímorphos. See dimorph, -ous]
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Adj.1.dimorphous - occurring or existing in two different forms; "dimorphic crystals"; "dimorphous organisms"
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