Plesiomorphous
Plesiomorphous \Ple`si*o*mor"phous\, a. Nearly alike in form. [1913 Webster]

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  • plesiomorphous — SYN: plesiomorphic. * * * ple·sio·mor·phous (ple″se o morґfəs) pertaining to or characterized by plesiomorphism …   Medical dictionary

  • plesiomorphous — …   Useful english dictionary

  • plesiomorphic — Similar in form. SYN: plesiomorphous …   Medical dictionary

  • plésiomorphe — [ plezjɔmɔrf ] adj. • 1963 cristallogr.; du gr. plêsios « voisin » et morphe ♦ Biol. Ancestral. État plésiomorphe d un caractère. ⊗ CONTR. Apomorphe. ● plésiomorphe adjectif (du grec plêsios, proche, voisin) Dans l analyse cladistique, se dit d… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • plesi- — combining form or plesio Etymology: New Latin plesi , from Greek plēsi , plēsio , from plēsios, from pelas near more at felt : close : near plesiomorphous …   Useful english dictionary

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