heteromorphy


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heteromorphism, heteromorphy

1. the quality of differing in form from the standard or norm.
2. the condition of existing in different forms at different stages of development, as certain insects. — heteromorphic, adj.
See also: Form
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A detail to be noticed is that there was an apparent heteromorphy of pair 1 (Figure 1d), that initially led to suspect polymorphism or heterogamety.