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pol·y·mor·phism

 (pŏl′ē-môr′fĭz′əm)
n.
1. Biology The occurrence of more than one form, as several alleles of a particular gene or winged and wingless forms of the same species.
2. Chemistry Crystallization of a compound in at least two distinct forms. Also called pleomorphism.

pol′y·mor′phic, pol′y·mor′phous adj.
pol′y·mor′phous·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.polymorphic - relating to the crystallization of a compound in two or more different forms; "polymorphous crystallization"
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
2.polymorphic - relating to the occurrence of more than one kind of individual (independent of sexual differences) in an interbreeding population; "a polymorphic species"
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
3.polymorphic - having or occurring in several distinct forms; "man is both polymorphic and polytypic"; "a polymorphous god"
multiform - occurring in or having many forms or shapes or appearances; "the multiform universe of nature and man"- John Dewey

polymorphic

adjective
Biology. Consisting of a number of different kinds:
Biology: polymorphous.
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polymorphic

[ˌpɒlɪˈmɔːfɪk] ADJpolimorfo

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