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polymorphous

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adjective poly·mor·phous \-ˈmȯr-fəs\

Simple Definition of polymorphous

  • : having or occurring in many different forms, styles, or stages of development

Full Definition of polymorphous

  1. :  having, assuming, or occurring in various forms, characters, or styles :  polymorphic <a polymorphous rash> <polymorphous sexuality>

poly·mor·phous·ly adverb

Origin of polymorphous

Greek polymorphos, from poly- + -morphos -morphous


First Known Use: 1785


Medical Dictionary

polymorphous

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adjective poly·mor·phous \-ˈmȯr-fəs\

Medical Definition of polymorphous

  1. :  having, assuming, or occurring in various forms :  polymorphic <polymorphous skin rashes>

  2. poly·mor·phous·ly adverb




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