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 (mŏn′ō-môr′fĭk) also mon·o·mor·phous (-fəs)
1. Chemistry Having only one form, as one crystal form.
2. Biology Having or existing in only one form, as having only one allele of a gene or having males and females that look alike.

mon′o·mor′phism n.


(ˌmɒnəʊˈmɔːfɪk) or


1. (Biology) (of an individual organism) showing little or no change in structure during the entire life history
2. (Biology) (of a species) existing or having parts that exist in only one form
3. (Chemistry) (of a chemical compound) having only one crystalline form
ˌmonoˈmorphism n


(ˌmɒn əˈmɔr fɪk)

1. Biol. having the same basic form throughout the life cycle.
2. of the same or of an essentially similar type of structure.
mon`o•mor′phism, n.
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A high-power pathologic review of the mass showed monomorphic cells in a sheet-like architecture with a background of mildly hyalinized vessels.
Eleven of the seventeen primer pairs failed to amplify, whereas six primer pairs successfully amplified: four pairs were polymorphic and two pairs were monomorphic.
The effects of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on plant fitness have been extensively studied in sexually monomorphic plants,but plant populations with separate sexes are relatively common in nature.
Histologically it was composed of monomorphic small round cells with scant cytoplasm and hyperchromatic round nucleus (Fig.
Most fumariid species are monomorphic, and distinguishing sex without DNA analysis and color marking would be difficult or impossible in the field.
The ECG showed monomorphic ventricular tachycardia, at a rate of 180/minute (Fig.
We excluded loci from further use if they were monomorphic after an initialscreening of 20 individuals.
The company claims the device is the first therapeutic catheter approved in the United States that enables direct and real-time measurement of contact force during catheter ablation procedures for patients suffering from drug-resistant paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF or AFib), sustained monomorphic ischemic ventricular tachycardia and Type I atrial flutter.
Importantly, no episodes of monomorphic or polymorphic ventricular tachycardia were seen.
Traditional methods for sex identification are not applicable to sexually monomorphic species, leading to difficulties in the management of their breeding programs.