Pleomorphic

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Definition

adjective

Of, pertaining to, or exhibiting pleomorphism; polymorphous.


Supplement

For instance, pleomorphic adenoma is characterized by its pleomorphic or variable appearance under a light microscope.


Word origin: Greek pleíōn (more) + morph (form) + -ic.
Related forms: pleomorphism (noun).

Compare: polymorphic.

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