Pleomorphous
Pleomorphous Ple`o*mor"phous, a. Having the property of pleomorphism. [1913 Webster]

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  • pleomorphous — adjective having or passing through many different forms …   Wiktionary

  • pleomorphous — SYN: polymorphic. * * * pleo·mor·phous .plē ə mȯr fəs adj POLYMORPHIC * * * pleo·mor·phous (ple″o morґfəs) pleomorphic …   Medical dictionary

  • pleomorphous — adj. having many shapes, having many forms …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pleomorphous — ple·o·mor·phous …   English syllables

  • pleomorphous — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|mȯrfəs adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary pleomorphism + ous : pleomorphic …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Polymorphic — Pertaining to a polymorphism, a variation in the DNA that is too common to be due merely to new mutation. A polymorphism must have a frequency of at least 1% in the population. Examples of polymorphic genes include those for sickle cell disease,… …   Medical dictionary

  • pleomorphism — [plē΄ə môr′fiz΄əm] n. [ PLEO + MORPH(IC) + ISM] 1. Biol. the occurrence of two or more forms in one life cycle 2. POLYMORPHISM (sense 2) pleomorphic adj. pleomorphous [plē΄ō môr′fəs] …   English World dictionary

  • pleomorphy — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌmȯrfē noun ( es) Etymology: pleomorphous + y : pleomorphism * * * pleomorˈphism or plēˈomorphy noun • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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