It illustrates the phenomena of polymorphism most beautifully.
Here, then, is a colony in which the division of labour has reached a remarkable degree of polymorphism.
Spencer, Herbert, controversy with Weismann on polymorphism in insects, 125.
By suitable combinations of eosin and cherry most of the cases of polymorphism in butterflies may be simulated.
It is chiefly amongst the microscopic species that polymorphism has been determined.
I believe it will be found that a considerable number of what have been classed as varieties are really cases of polymorphism.
The horse-radish (Cochlearia Armoracia) may also be instanced as a common illustration of polymorphism in the leaves.
The tendency of the female to dimorphism and polymorphism has been of great importance in determining this predominance.
We have adduced in the foregoing pages a few instances which will serve to illustrate the polymorphism of fungi.
We now understand the process by which a polymorphic race maintains its polymorphism.
polymorphism pol·y·mor·phism (pŏl'ē-môr'fĭz'əm)
The occurrence of different forms, stages, or types in individual organisms or in organisms of the same species, independent of sexual variations.
Crystallization of a compound in at least two distinct forms. Also called pleomorphism.