pleomorphic

pleomorphic

[plee-uh-mawr-fik]
adjective
of, pertaining to, or characterized by pleomorphism; polymorphous.
Also, pleomorphous.


Origin:
1885–90; pleomorph(ism) + -ic

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pleomorphism or pleomorphy (ˌpliːəˈmɔːˌfɪzəm, ˈpliːəˌmɔːfɪ)
 
n
1.  the occurrence of more than one different form in the life cycle of a plant or animal
2.  the occurrence of more than one different form of crystal of one chemical compound; polymorphism
 
pleomorphy or pleomorphy
 
n
 
pleo'morphic or pleomorphy
 
adj

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