hemimorphic(redirected from hemimorphy)
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Asymmetric at the axial ends. Used of a crystal.
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(Chemistry) (of a crystal) having different forms at each end of an axis
ˌhemiˈmorphism, ˈhemiˌmorphy n
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hem•i•mor•phic(ˌhɛm ɪˈmɔr fɪk)
(of a crystal) having the two ends of an axis unlike in their planes or modifications; lacking a center of symmetry.
hem`i•mor′phism, hem′i•mor`phy, n.
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