Medical Dictionary

morphology


morphology

noun mor·phol·o·gy \mr-ˈfäl-ə-jē\
plural mor·phol·o·gies

Definition of MORPHOLOGY

1
:  a branch of biology that deals with the form and structure of animals and plants especially with respect to the forms, relations, metamorphoses, and phylogenetic development of organs apart from their functions—see anatomy 1; compare physiology 1
2
:  the form and structure of an organism or any of its parts
March 05, 2015
ilk Hear it
Sort or kind
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears