dimorphism

Definitions of dimorphism
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n (chemistry) the property of certain substances that enables them to exist in two distinct crystalline forms

Type of:
pleomorphism, polymorphism
(chemistry) the existence of different kinds of crystal of the same chemical compound

n (biology) the existence of two forms of individual within the same animal species (independent of sex differences)

Type of:
polymorphism
(biology) the existence of two or more forms of individuals within the same animal species (independent of sex differences)

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