a property of certain elements, as carbon, sulfur, and phosphorus, of existing in two or more distinct forms; allomorphism.
Before leaving this phase of inorganic chemistry, we may mention other historical examples of allotropy.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 1 Various
And this hypothesis is entirely in harmony with the phenomena of allotropy.
Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I Herbert Spencer
This would be quite in accordance with the chemical notion of allotropy.
The Making of Species Douglas Dewar
allotropy has turned the eyes of many back to the remoter past.
Jewel Mysteries Max Pemberton
Thus carbon occurs as the diamond, and as charcoal and plumbago, and is therefore regarded as a substance subject to allotropy.
The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1 Various
the existence of an element in two or more physical forms. The most common elements having this property are carbon, sulphur, and phosphorus
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the act of . a portion or thing ; a share granted. (in U.S. military use) the portion of pay that an officer or enlisted person authorizes to be paid directly to another person, as a dependent, or an institution, as an insurance company. British. a plot of land rented to a gardener. Contemporary Examples […]
. allotransplant al·lo·trans·plant (āl’ō-trāns’plānt’) v. al·lo·trans·plant·ed, al·lo·trans·plant·ing, al·lo·trans·plants To transfer an organ or tissue between genetically different individuals of the same species. n. An organ or tissue transferred between genetically different individuals of the same species.
allotransplantation allotransplantation al·lo·trans·plan·ta·tion (āl’ō-trāns’plān-tā’shən) n. The transfer of an organ or tissue between genetically different individuals of the same species.