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brooch by Danish silversmith Georg Jensen (1866-1935)


A nonrepresentational form or pattern that resembles a living organism in shape or appearance.

bi′o·mor′phic adj.
bi′o·mor′phism n.


(Genetics) a set of two-dimensional branching biomorphic images that can be used to illustrate evolutionary concepts


(ˈbaɪ oʊˌmɔrf)

a painted, drawn, or sculptured free form suggestive in shape of a living organism, esp. an ameba.
bi`o•mor′phic, adj.
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