pseudosymmetry


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pseudosymmetry

[¦sü·dō′sim·ə·trē]
(crystallography)
Apparent symmetry of a crystal, resembling that of another system; generally due to twinning.
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This is neither the symmetry plane nor the pseudosymmetry plane, but only the plane where the inversion of secondary Manebach twins occurs.