Morphosis meaning

môr-fōsĭs
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The manner in which an organism or any of its parts changes form or undergoes development.
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The mode of developmental formation of an organism or any of its parts.
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The manner in which an organism or any of its parts changes form or undergoes development.
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(biology) The way in which an organism (an organ) changes form during development. [from 19th c.]
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Origin of morphosis

  • Greek morphōsis process of forming from morphoun to form from morphē form

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Late Latin morphosis, from Ancient Greek μόρφωσις (morphōsis, “shaping").

    From Wiktionary