Morphonomy Mor*phon"o*my, n. [Gr. morfh` form + ? a law.] (Biol.) The laws of organic formation. [1913 Webster]

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  • morphonomy — Nat. Hist. (mɔːˈfɒnəmɪ) [f. Gr. µορϕ ή form + νοµία, f. νόµος law.] The science concerned with the laws of form in animals, plants, and crystals. in Mayne Expos. Lex., and in later Dicts. Hence morphoˈnomic a., of or pertaining to morphonomy… …   Useful english dictionary

  • morphonomy — n. statutes which govern biological morphology …   English contemporary dictionary

  • morphonomy —   n. morphological biological laws.    ♦ morphonomic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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