trimorph etymology

English word trimorph comes from English tri-, English -morph (Morpheme. Shape, form, structure.)

Detailed word origin of trimorph

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tri- English (eng) (chemistry) Used in combination with a known element name (e.g. 'tri-silicon') to designate an unknown element that would reside three periods lower than the known element on a Mendeleev-type periodic table. See Mendeleev's predicted elements. Three.
-morph English (eng) Morpheme. Shape, form, structure.
trimorph English (eng) (crystallography) A substance which crystallizes in three distinct forms, or which has three distinct physical states.. (crystallography) Any of the three forms of such a substance.

Words with the same origin as trimorph

Descendants of tri-
Trifluvian triamide triathlete triathlon tributyrin tricorder tricuspid tridermic triester trifecta trifunctional trihydrofluoride triiodo trilateral trilayer trilevel trilithium trilobite trioxygen triparalogous triphasic triseralous tristate triuranium trong
Descendants of -morph
allomorphic allotriomorph amorph dimorph ectomorphic endomorph endomorphic gynomorph homoeomorphous hypermorph ichthyomorph karyomorph nematomorph neomorph olenimorph perimorph polymorph polymorphic protomorph pseudomorph pseudomorphic rhizomorph xenomorphous xeromorph