Trimorphic
Trimorphic Tri*mor"phic, Trimorphous Tri*mor"phous, a. [Gr. ? three-formed; ? (see {Tri-}) + morfh` form.] Of, pertaining to, or characterized by, trimorphism; -- contrasted with {monomorphic}, {dimorphic}, and {polymorphic}. [1913 Webster]

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  • trimorphic — adjective Etymology: Greek trimorphos having three forms, from tri + morphos morphous Date: 1866 occurring in or having three distinct forms …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • trimorphic — adj. [Gr. treis, three; morphe, form] Having three distinct forms in one individual, as certain hydrozoan colonies …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • trimorphic — tri·mor·phic (trī môrʹfĭk) also tri·mor·phous ( fəs) adj. 1. Biology. Having or occurring in three differing forms. 2. Chemistry. Crystallizing in three distinct forms.   tri·morʹphi·cal·ly adv. tri·morʹphism n. * * * …   Universalium

  • trimorphic — adjective /ˌtɹaɪˈmɔɹfɪk/ a) Having three different forms with a clear attribute amongst three animals of the same species. b) Having three different forms of flowers, leaves, or any other attribute on the same plant …   Wiktionary

  • trimorphic — SYN: trimorphous. * * * tri·mor·phic ( )trī mȯr fik or tri·mor·phous fəs adj occurring in or having three distinct forms tri·mor·phism .fiz əm n …   Medical dictionary

  • trimorphic — adj. having three forms …   English contemporary dictionary

  • trimorphic — tri·mor·phic …   English syllables

  • trimorphic — (ˈ)trī|mȯrfik adjective Etymology: trimorphism + ic : exhibiting trimorphism …   Useful english dictionary

  • Trimorphic Protennoia — The Trimorphic Protennoia is a Sethian Gnostic text from the New Testament apocrypha. The only surviving copy comes from the Nag Hammadi library.I [am] the Thought of the Father, Protennoia, that is, Barbelo, the perfect Glory, and the… …   Wikipedia

  • Trimorphic number — In mathematics a trimorphic number is a number whose cube ends in the number itself. For example, 43 = 64, 243 = 13824, and 2493 = 15438249.The first few trimorphic numbers are::1, 4, 5, 6, 9, 24, 25, 49, 51, 75, 76, 99, 125, 249 ...… …   Wikipedia

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