Neomorph
Neomorph Ne"o*morph, n. [Neo- + Gr. ? form.] (Biol.) A structure, part, or organ developed independently, that is, not derived from a similar structure, part, or organ, in a preexisting form. [1913 Webster]

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  • neomorph — neomorph. См. неоморф. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • neomorph — a structure, part or organ developed independently, i.e. not derived from a similar structure, part or organ, in a pre existing form …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • neomorph — noun a gain of function mutation that causes novel gene function. See Also: amorph, antimorph, hypermorph, hypomorph …   Wiktionary

  • neomorph — neo·morph nē ə .mȯrf n 1) a structure that is not derived from a similar structure in an ancestor 2) a mutant gene having a function distinct from that of any nonmutant gene of the same locus * * * neo·morph (neґo morf) [neo + morph] a part or… …   Medical dictionary

  • neomorph — neo·morph …   English syllables

  • neomorph — …   Useful english dictionary

  • neomorph, neomorphism — A new formation; a structure found in higher organisms, only slight or no traces of which exist in lower orders. [neo + G. morphe, form] …   Medical dictionary

  • Muller's morphs — Neomorph redirects here. It is also one of the post human types of persons in the novel Eon by Greg Bear. 1946 Nobel Prize winner Hermann J. Muller (1890 1967) coined the terms amorph, hypomorph, hypermorph, antimorph and neomorph to classify… …   Wikipedia

  • неоморф — neomorph неоморф. Mутантный ген (аллель), проявление которого качественно отличается от проявления исходного гена дикого типа. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО,… …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Infomorph — For the Marvel Comics supervillain with this name, see Infomorph (comics). The term Infomorph refers to a consciousness uploaded or downloaded into a computer (mind transfer) from a biological entity. A concept primarily used in science fiction,… …   Wikipedia

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