Meaning of anamorphism

an•a•mor•phism

Pronunciation: (an"u-môr'fiz-um), [key]
— n. Geol.
  1. metamorphism, usually occurring deep under the earth's surface, that changes simple minerals to complex minerals. Cf. katamorphism.
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