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(Science: chemistry) Having one oblique intersection; said of that system of crystallization in which the vertical axis is inclined to one, but at right angles to the other, lateral axis. See Crystallization.

Origin: Mono- _ Gr. To incline.

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crystals are confusing...please help.

... aren't major names of crystals so far as I'm concerned. To me. the "major names" would be the seven major crystal classes: triclinic, monoclinic, orthorhombic, trigonal, tetragonal, hexagonal/rhombohedral, or cubic. I gather the crystals you mention have something to do with plants. ...

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by blcr11
Sun Aug 24, 2008 6:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: crystals are confusing...please help.
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The Fiber Disease

... from different origins has been analysed with special reference to the crystalline features, such as allomorphism (Iagr/Ibeta or triclinic/monoclinic two- phase model), dimension and uniplanar orientation behaviour of the specific crystallographic plane to the cell wall surface. Three types ...

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Mon Jan 15, 2007 11:07 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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