Definitions for "Dimorphism"
Difference of form between members of the same species, as when a plant has two kinds of flowers, both hermaphrodite (as in the partridge berry), or when there are two forms of one or both sexes of the same species of butterfly.
Crystallization in two independent forms of the same chemical compound, as of calcium carbonate as calcite and aragonite.
Two morphologically distinct types of individuals within the same species; compare polymorphism.
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