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Polymorph

Definition

noun

(1) An organism having more than one adult form, e.g. the various adult forms of social ants.

(2) A granulocyte.


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Word origin: From Ancient Greek poly (many) + morph (form).
Related forms: polymorphism (noun), polymorphic (adjective)

See also: genetic polymorphism


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