Allomerism



variability in chemical constitution without change in crystalline form.
noun
similarity of crystalline structure in substances of different chemical composition

allomerism al·lom·er·ism (ə-lŏm’ə-rĭz’əm)
n.
Consistency in crystalline form with variation in chemical composition.

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