amorph

noun
\ ˈāˌmȯrf, əˈmȯ(ə)rf \
plural -s

Definition of amorph

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a gene without determinable effect

amorph-

combining form
variants: or amorpho-

Definition of amorph- (Entry 2 of 2)

: amorphous amorphism amorphophyte

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First Known Use of amorph

Noun

1932, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amorph

Noun

a- entry 2 + -morph

Combining form

Greek, amorph-, from amorphos

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“Amorph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amorph. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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