allomorphosis

noun
al·​lo·​mor·​pho·​sis | \ -ˈmȯrfəsə̇s sometimes -ˌmȯrˈfōsə̇s\
plural allomorphoses\ -​ˌsēz \

Definition of allomorphosis

: biological evolution marked by rapid increase of specialization : evolutionary allometry — compare aromorphosis

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First Known Use of allomorphosis

1941, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for allomorphosis

New Latin, from all- + morphosis

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