pertaining to or characterized by . Historical Examples In the free state carbon occurs in three allotropic forms, two of which are crystalline and one amorphous. An Elementary Study of Chemistry William McPherson They have their allotropic forms, but cannot be changed into one another. The Story of the Earth and Man J. W. Dawson […]
allotrophic allotrophic al·lo·troph·ic (āl’ə-trŏf’ĭk, -trō’fĭk) adj. Having an altered nutritive value.
a property of certain elements, as carbon, sulfur, and phosphorus, of existing in two or more distinct forms; allomorphism. Historical Examples These facts of allotropism have some corollaries connected with them rather startling to us of the nineteenth century. Medical Essays Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. In what will these wonderful developments of allotropism end? The […]
adjective (of flowers) having the nectar accessible to any species of insect