mer·​o·​mor·​phic ˌmer-ə-ˈmȯr-fik How to pronounce meromorphic (audio)
: relating to or being a function of a complex variable that is analytic everywhere in a region except for singularities at each of which infinity is the limit and each of which is contained in a neighborhood where the function is analytic except for the singular point itself

Word History


mero- + -morphic

First Known Use

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of meromorphic was circa 1890

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“Meromorphic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Mar. 2023.

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