-morphous

-morphous

a combining form with the meaning “having the shape, form, or structure” of the kind or number specified by the initial element, used in the formation of compound words: polymorphous.
Also, -morphic.
Compare morpho-.


Origin:
representing Greek -morphos, adj. derivative of morphḗ form; see -ous

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-morph
 
n combining form
indicating shape, form, or structure of a specified kind: ectomorph
 
[from Greek -morphos, from morphē shape]
 
-morphic
 
adj combining form
 
-morphous
 
adj combining form
 
-morphy
 
n combining form

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-morphous suff.
Having a specified shape or form: polymorphous.

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