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pleomorphic

[plee-uh-mawr-fik] /ˌpli əˈmɔr fɪk/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or characterized by pleomorphism; polymorphous.
Also, pleomorphous.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; pleomorph(ism) + -ic
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Word Origin and History for pleomorphous

pleomorphic

adj.

"having more than one form," 1886, from pleo- + -morphe "form" (see Morpheus). Related: Pleomorphism.

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