biomorph


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biomorph
brooch by Danish silversmith Georg Jensen (1866-1935)

bi·o·morph

 (bī′ō-môrf′)
n.
A nonrepresentational form or pattern that resembles a living organism in shape or appearance.

bi′o·mor′phic adj.
bi′o·mor′phism n.

biomorph

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

bi•o•morph

(ˈbaɪ oʊˌmɔrf)

n.
a painted, drawn, or sculptured free form suggestive in shape of a living organism, esp. an ameba.
[1890–95]
bi`o•mor′phic, adj.
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