Related to hemihedral: hemialgia
Exhibiting only half the faces required for complete symmetry. Used of a crystal.
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(Chemistry) (of a crystal) exhibiting only half the number of planes necessary for complete symmetry
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hem•i•he•dral(ˌhɛm ɪˈhi drəl)
(of a crystal) having only half the planes or faces required by the maximum symmetry of the system to which it belongs.
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