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mon·o·mor·phic(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.
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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
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mon•o•mor•phic(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.
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