allomerism definition

  • noun:
    • Consistency in crystalline kind with difference in chemical structure.
    • Variability in chemical composition without variation in crystalline form.
    • Variability in substance constitution without variation in crystalline kind.
    • In chem., the house of keeping a consistent crystalline kind whilst chemical constituents present or their proportions vary.
    • (biochemistry) variability in substance composition without variation in crystalline kind

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