allomorphosis

noun al·lo·mor·pho·sis \-ˈmȯrfəsə̇s sometimes -ˌmȯrˈfōsə̇s\

Definition of allomorphosis

plural

allomorphoses

\-ˌsēz\
  1. :  biological evolution marked by rapid increase of specialization :  evolutionary allometry — compare aromorphosis

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Origin and Etymology of allomorphosis

New Latin, from all- + morphosis


First Known Use: 1941


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