1. <biology> Characterised by dimorphism; occurring under two distinct forms, not dependent on sex; dimorphic.

2. <chemistry> Crystallizing under two forms fundamentally different, while having the same chemical composition.

Origin: Cf. F. Dimorphe.

(01 Mar 1998)

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