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amorphous

 [ah-mor´fus]
having no definite form; shapeless.

a·mor·phous

(ă-mōr'fŭs),
1. Without definite shape or visible differentiation in structure.
2. Not crystallized.

amorphous

/amor·phous/ (ah-mor´fus)
1. having no definite form; shapeless.
2. having no specific orientation of atoms.
3. in pharmacy, not crystallized.

amorphous

[əmôr′fəs]
Etymology: Gk, a, not, morphe, form
1 describing an object that lacks definite visible shape or form.
2 (in chemistry) a substance that is not crystalline.

amorphous

adjective Lacking a fixed shape; shapeless

a·mor·phous

(ā-mōr'fŭs)
1. Without definite form or visible differentiation in structure.
2. Not crystallized.

amorphous

1. Of no particular shape or form.
2. Lacking distinct crystalline structure.

a·mor·phous

(ā-mōr'fŭs)
1. Without definite shape or visible differentiation in structure.
2. Not crystallized.

amorphous (āmôr´fus, əmôr´fus),

adj having no specific space lattice, the molecules being distributed at random.

amorphous

having no definite form; shapeless.
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