Trimorphous
Trimorphic Tri*mor"phic, Trimorphous Tri*mor"phous, a. [Gr. ? three-formed; ? (see {Tri-}) + morfh` form.] Of, pertaining to, or characterized by, trimorphism; -- contrasted with {monomorphic}, {dimorphic}, and {polymorphic}. [1913 Webster]

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  • trimorphous — Existing under three forms; marked by trimorphism. SYN: trimorphic. * * * tri·mor·phous (tri morґfəs) [tri + morph + ous] existing in three different forms …   Medical dictionary

  • trimorphous — adj. having three forms …   English contemporary dictionary

  • trimorphous — tri·mor·phous …   English syllables

  • trimorphous — fəs adjective Etymology: Greek trimorphos, from tri three + morphos morphous more at tri : of, relating to, or characterized by trimorphism * * * trimorˈphic or trimorˈphous adjective • • • Main Entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • trimorph — ˈtrīˌmȯrf noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, back formation from trimorphism : any of the three crystalline forms of a trimorphous substance rutile, brookite, and anatase are trimorphs of titanium dioxide * * * /truy mawrf/, n …   Useful english dictionary

  • trimorphism — n. Bot., Zool., & Crystallog. existence in three distinct forms. Derivatives: trimorphic adj. trimorphous adj. * * * (ˈ)trī|mȯrˌfizəm noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary trimorph (from Greek trimorphos having three forms) +… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Isotrimorphism — I so*tri*mor phism, n. [Iso + Gr. ? thrice + morfh form.] Isomorphism between the three forms, severally, of two trimorphous substances. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trimorph — Tri morph, n. [See {Trimorphous}.] (Crystallog.) A substance which crystallizes in three distinct forms, or which has three distinct physical states; also, any one of these distinct forms. See {Trimorphism}, 1. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trimorphic — Tri*mor phic, Trimorphous Tri*mor phous, a. [Gr. ? three formed; ? (see {Tri }) + morfh form.] Of, pertaining to, or characterized by, trimorphism; contrasted with {monomorphic}, {dimorphic}, and {polymorphic}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • brookite — /brook uyt/, n. Mineral. a brown, red, or black mineral, titanium dioxide, TiO2, trimorphous with rutile and anatase. [1875 80; named after H. J. Brooke (1771 1857), English mineralogist; see ITE1] * * * ▪ mineral       one of three minerals… …   Universalium

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