pseudomorphic etymology

English word pseudomorphic comes from English -ic, English pseudomorph

Detailed word origin of pseudomorphic

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”.
pseudomorph English (eng) (geology, mineralogy) A mineral that formed by replacement of an existing mineral (or organic matter) such that the new mineral has the appearance and dimensions of the original.. A deceptive, irregular, or false form; specifically:.
pseudomorphic English (eng) Of or pertaining to a pseudomorph or to pseudomorphism.

Words with the same origin as pseudomorphic

Descendants of -ic
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