heteromorphic transformation

heteromorphic transformation

[‚hed·ə·rə¦mȯr·fik ‚tranz·fər′mā·shən]
(thermodynamics)
A change in the values of the thermodynamic variables of a system in which one or more of the component substances also undergo a change of state.
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