pleomorphic

adjective pleo·mor·phic \ ˌplē-ə-ˈmȯr-fik \

Definition of pleomorphic

:able to assume different forms :polymorphic
  • pleomorphic bacteria
  • a pleomorphic sarcoma

pleomorphism

play \-ˌfi-zəm\ noun

First Known Use of pleomorphic

1886


Medical Dictionary

pleomorphic

adjective pleo·mor·phic \ ˌplē-ə-ˈmȯr-fik \
variants: also pleiomorphic play \ˌplī-ə-\

medical Definition of pleomorphic

:able to assume different forms :polymorphic
  • pleomorphic bacteria
  • a benign pleomorphic salivary adenoma of mixed cell type

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