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Related to paramorphism: paraphimosis, Hylomorphism, stasimorphia


Structural alteration of a mineral without change of chemical composition.

par′a·mor′phic (-fĭk), par′a·mor′phous (-fəs) adj.
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(Minerals) a process by which the crystalline structure of a mineral alters without any change in its chemical composition
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