monomorphous

monomorphic

[mon-uh-mawr-fik]
adjective
1.
Biology. having only one form.
2.
of the same or of an essentially similar type of structure.
Also, monomorphous.


Origin:
1875–80; mono- + -morphic

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monomorphic or monomorphous (ˌmɒnəʊˈmɔːfɪk)
 
adj
1.  (of an individual organism) showing little or no change in structure during the entire life history
2.  (of a species) existing or having parts that exist in only one form
3.  (of a chemical compound) having only one crystalline form
 
monomorphous or monomorphous
 
adj
 
mono'morphism or monomorphous
 
n

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monomorphic mon·o·mor·phic (mŏn'ō-môr'fĭk) or mon·o·mor·phous (-fəs)
adj.

  1. Having only one form, as one crystal form.

  2. Having one or the same genotype, form, or structure through a series of developmental changes.


mon'o·mor'phism n.
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