Perimorph
Perimorph Per"i*morph, n. [Pref. peri- + Gr. morfh` form.] (Min.) A crystal of one species inclosing one of another species. See {Endomorph}. [1913 Webster]

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  • perimorph — [per′ə môrf΄] n. [ PERI + MORPH] a mineral of one kind enclosing one of another kind …   English World dictionary

  • perimorph — perimorphic, perimorphous, adj. perimorphism, n. /per euh mawrf /, n. a crystal of one mineral enclosing that of another mineral. Cf. endomorph (def. 1). [1880 85; PERI + MORPH] * * * …   Universalium

  • perimorph — noun a mineral enclosed within another …   Wiktionary

  • perimorph — peri·morph …   English syllables

  • perimorph — /ˈpɛrimɔf/ (say pereemawf) noun a mineral enclosing another mineral (opposed to endomorph). {peri + Greek morphē form} –perimorphic /pɛriˈmɔfɪk/ (say peree mawfik), perimorphous /pɛriˈmɔfəs/ (say peree mawfuhs), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • perimorph — ˈperəˌmȯrf noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary peri + morph : a crystal of one species enclosing one of another species …   Useful english dictionary

  • perimorphic — perimorphˈic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑perimorph …   Useful english dictionary

  • perimorphous — perimorphˈous adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑perimorph …   Useful english dictionary

  • perimorphic — See perimorph. * * * …   Universalium

  • endomorph — /en deuh mawrf /, n. 1. a mineral enclosed within another mineral. Cf. perimorph. 2. a person of the endomorphic type. [1880 85; ENDO + MORPH] * * * ▪ physical type       a human physical type (somatotype) tending toward roundness, as determined… …   Universalium

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