Morphology

Definition

noun

The biological study of the form and structure of living things


Supplement

Morphology may be regarded as a branch of biology that deals with both the external and internal structures of the organisms. Thus, it may be divided into two distinct branches: the anatomy and the eidonomy.


Word origin: Greek morphé (form) + lógos (word, study)

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