dimorphism
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /daɪˈmɔːfɪzəm/
Noun

dimorphism

  1. (biology) The occurrence within a plant of two distinct forms of any part.
  2. (biology) The occurrence in an animal species of two distinct types of individual.
  3. (geology) A property of certain substances that enables them to exist in two distinct crystalline forms.
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