Shape, optical appearance, or form of phase domains in substances, such as high polymers, polymer blends, composites, and crystals.
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PAC, 2004, 76, 1985. (Definition of terms related to polymer blends, composites, and multiphase polymeric materials (IUPAC Recommendations 2004)) on page 2001 [Terms] [Paper]