morphallaxis


mor·phal·lax·is

noun \ˌmr-fə-ˈlak-səs\
plural mor·phal·lax·es\-ˌsēz\

Definition of MORPHALLAXIS

:  regeneration of a part or organism from a fragment by reorganization without cell proliferation

Origin of MORPHALLAXIS

New Latin, from morph- + Greek allaxis exchange, from allassein to change, exchange, from allos other — more at else
First Known Use: 1901

mor·phal·lax·is

noun \ˌmr-fə-ˈlak-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural mor·phal·lax·es \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of MORPHALLAXIS

: regeneration of a part or organism from a fragment by reorganization without cell proliferation—compare epimorphosis

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