Meaning of isomorphous

i•so•mor•phous

Pronunciation: (ī"su-môr'fus), [key]
— adj. Chem., Crystall.
  1. (of a compound or mineral) capable of crystallizing in a form similar to that of another compound or mineral, used esp. of substances so closely related that they form end members of a series of solid solutions.
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