hemimorphic


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hem·i·mor·phic

 (hĕm′ĭ-môr′fĭk)
adj.
Asymmetric at the axial ends. Used of a crystal.

hemimorphic

(ˌhɛmɪˈmɔːfɪk)
adj
(Chemistry) (of a crystal) having different forms at each end of an axis
ˌhemiˈmorphism, ˈhemiˌmorphy n

hem•i•mor•phic

(ˌhɛm ɪˈmɔr fɪk)

adj.
(of a crystal) having the two ends of an axis unlike in their planes or modifications; lacking a center of symmetry.
[1860–65]
hem`i•mor′phism, hem′i•mor`phy, n.
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