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EtymologyEdit

pseudo- +‎ -morphism or pseudomorph +‎ -ism

NounEdit

pseudomorphism (countable and uncountable, plural pseudomorphisms)

  1. (crystallography) The state of having, or the property of taking, a crystalline form unlike that of the species.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for pseudomorphism in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)