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Synonyms for mesomorphic

having a robust muscular body-build characterized by predominance of structures (bone and muscle and connective tissue) developed from the embryonic mesodermal layer

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The mesomorphous structure is an intermediate crystal form.
Crystalline Form Wave Number ([cm.sup.-1]) [alpha] + [gamma] + mesomorphous 1028-1031, 1079 [alpha] + [gamma] 522, 730 [alpha] + amorphous 575-580 [alpha] 690, 833, 927, 951 (weak shoulder), 961 [gamma] + mesomorphous 918, 975 [gamma] 623-630, 1000 (weak shoulder), 777 Crystalline Form Reference [alpha] + [gamma] + mesomorphous (21, 22, 24) [alpha] + [gamma] (23) [alpha] + amorphous (22, 23, 25, 26) [alpha] (22, 23, 24, 25, 26) [gamma] + mesomorphous (21, 22, 24) [gamma] (21, 23, 24, 25, 26)
Larsson, "Mesomorphous Phases a Factor of Importance for Properties of Emulsions," J.
It can take some time and can require some annealing to develop mesomorphous domains.
5 suggest that the structure produced as orientation increases is mesomorphous in nature (12), i.e., associated with the alignment and packing together of chains rather than the formation of three dimensional structure.