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morphology

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noun mor·phol·o·gy \mȯr-ˈfäl-ə-jē\

Medical Definition of morphology

plural mor·phol·o·gies

  1. 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. 2:  the form and structure of an organism or any of its parts





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