allomorphic etymology

English word allomorphic comes from English -ic, English allomorph

Detailed word origin of allomorphic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
allomorph English (eng) (chemistry) Any of the different crystalline forms of a substance.. (linguistics) Any of the different phonological representations of a morpheme.
allomorphic English (eng) Pertaining to allomorphism or to allomorphs.

Words with the same origin as allomorphic

Descendants of -ic
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