adelomorphic

adjective ade·lo·mor·phic \ə-¦dē-lə-¦mȯr-fik, ¦a-də-(ˌ)lō-\
variants: or

adelomorphous

\ə-¦dē-lə-¦mȯr-fəs, ¦a-də-(ˌ)lō-\

Definition of adelomorphic

  1. :  of obscure or indefinite form —used of the central cells of the peptic glands

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Origin and Etymology of adelomorphic

adel- + -morphic, -morphous


First Known Use: 1872


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