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Dimorphous

Dimorphous
1. (Science: biology) Characterised by dimorphism; occurring under two distinct forms, not dependent on sex; dimorphic.
2. (Science: chemistry) Crystallizing under two forms fundamentally different, while having the same chemical composition.
Origin: cf. F. Dimorphe.


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