Morphology

Morphology may mean:

  • Morphology (linguistics), the study of the structure and content of word forms
  • Morphology (biology), the study of the form or shape of an organism or part thereof
  • Morphology (molecular), study of how the shape and form of molecules affect their chemical properties, dynamic reconfiguration and interactions
  • Morphology (astronomy), the shape of astronomical objects such as nebulae, galaxies, or other extended objects
  • Morphology (folkloristics), the structure of narratives such as folk tales
  • Geomorphology, the study of landforms
  • Mathematical morphology, a theoretical model based on lattice theory, used for digital image processing
  • River morphology, the field of science dealing with changes of river planform
  • Urban morphology, the study of growth and development of functions in cities
  • Morphological analysis (disambiguation)
  • Morphology (materials science), the study of shape, size, texture and phase distribution of physical objects.
  • Morphology (ideology), the study of the conceptual structure of ideologies, and the rules defining the admissibility of meanings into concepts.
  • Morphology (journal), ISSN 1871-5621

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  • Morphology — Mor*phol o*gy, n. [Gr. morfh form + logy: cf. F. morphologie.] 1. (Biol.) That branch of biology which deals with the structure of animals and plants, treating of the forms of organs and describing their varieties, homologies, and metamorphoses.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Morphology — Morphology. См. Морфология. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • morphology — (n.) 1824 in biology (from Ger. Morphologie, 1817); 1869 in philology; from MORPHO (Cf. morpho ) + LOGY (Cf. logy). Related: Morphological; morphologist. Related: Morphologist …   Etymology dictionary

  • morphology — is the study of the structure and form of words. It includes both inflection (how words change their forms according to grammatical function, e.g. come, comes, came, etc.) and derivation (how one word is formed from another, e.g. unhelpful from… …   Modern English usage

  • morphology — [môr fäl′ə jē] n. [Ger morphologie, coined (1822) by GOETHE Johann Wolfgang von < Gr morphē, form + Ger logie, LOGY] 1. the branch of biology that deals with the form and structure of animals and plants 2. a) the branch of linguistics that… …   English World dictionary

  • morphology — morphologic /mawr feuh loj ik/, morphological, adj. morphologically, adv. morphologist, n. /mawr fol euh jee/, n. 1. the branch of biology dealing with the form and structure of organisms. 2. the form and structure of an organism considered as a… …   Universalium

  • morphology —   lit. form, shape or structure. Can be applied in physical geography e.g. the morphology of a hill, or human geography e.g. the morphology of a village …   Geography glossary

  • morphology — [[t]mɔː(r)fɒ̱ləʤi[/t]] N UNCOUNT The morphology of something is its form and structure. In linguistics, morphology refers to the way words are constructed with stems, prefixes, and suffixes. [TECHNICAL] …   English dictionary

  • morphology — morfologija statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Mokslas, nagrinėjantis augalų sandaros dėsningumus ir formų susidarymo procesus jų ontogenezės ir filogenezės metu. atitikmenys: angl. morphology rus. морфология …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • morphology — noun Etymology: German Morphologie, from morph + logie logy Date: 1830 1. a. a branch of biology that deals with the form and structure of animals and plants b. the form and structure of an organism or any of its parts 2. a. a study and… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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