Dimorphism Definition

dī-môrfĭzəm
noun
The state of having two different kinds of leaves, flowers, stamens, etc. on the same plant or in the same species.
Webster's New World
The occurrence of two types of individuals in the same species, distinct in coloring, size, etc.
Webster's New World
The property of crystallizing in two forms.
Webster's New World
Dimorphic crystallization.
American Heritage Medicine
other
The characteristic of a chemical compound to crystallize in two different forms. Potassium feldspar, for example, can crystallize as either orthoclase (at higher temperatures) or microcline (at lower temperatures).
American Heritage Science
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Other Word Forms of Dimorphism

Noun

Singular:
dimorphism
Plural:
dimorphisms

Origin of Dimorphism

  • di- +‎ -morphism

    From Wiktionary

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