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biomorph

[bahy-oh-mawrf] /ˈbaɪ oʊˌmɔrf/
noun
1.
a painted, drawn, or sculptured free form or design suggestive in shape of a living organism, especially an ameba or protozoan:
The paintings of Joan Miró are often notable for their playful, bright-colored biomorphs.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; bio- + -morph
Related forms
biomorphic, adjective
biomorphism, noun
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biomorph

/ˈbaɪəʊˌmɔːf/
noun
1.
a set of two-dimensional branching biomorphic images that can be used to illustrate evolutionary concepts
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