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(word root) shape
Examples of words with the root morpho-: morphology
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n. pl. mor·phos
Any of various large nymphalid butterflies of the genus Morpho of tropical regions of the Americas, noted for the brilliant iridescent blue color of their wings.

[New Latin Morphō, genus name, from Greek, epithet of Aphrodite, perhaps from morphē, shape, form.]
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Athasi Stakes at the Curragh, while Kaftan, who was two places behind Morpho Blue in that Leopardstown maiden, looked good in winning a mile maiden at Naas on Sunday.
Morpho Gallery located in the Bowmanville neighborhood of Chicago has two Emerging Artist shows January 18-25 and January 25-February 8 2019.
Morpho Pose Estimator is currently capable of estimating human body poses and can be trained to estimate postures of animals or objects.
This acquisition marks the first external expansion by the Idemia group, formed in 2017 when OT (Oberthur Technologies) and Safran Identity and Security (Morpho) joined forces.
With close to 3bn in revenues and more than 14,000 employees, OT-Morpho is the result of the merger between OT (Oberthur Technologies) and Safran Identity & Security (Morpho) completed on 31 May 2017.
M2 PHARMA-August 24, 2017-Astellas doses first patient in Phase 3 MORPHO trial of gilteritinib
Our close collaboration with Microsoft, notably with the two test labs we recently opened in the US and in Asia, allows us to offer the best-in-class support to our OEM customers for the integration of the eSIM technology to tablets, laptops and notebooks, added Yves Portalier, OT-Morpho, Vice President & General Manager, Telecom, Morpho.
With close to EUR 3bn in revenues and more than 14,000 employees, OT-Morpho is the result of the merger between OT (Oberthur Technologies) and Safran Identity & Security (Morpho) completed in 31 May 2017.
Early Stages of Morpho amathonte (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae, Morphinae) and its Variation on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica
On January 5, Safran Identity & Security, through its subsidiary Morpho Detection announced its CTX 9800 DSi EDS machine had achieved ECAC's Standard 3 endorsement while using a belt speed of 0.5 metres per second.
22 April 2016 - UK-based engineering company Smiths Group plc has entered into an agreement to acquire California-based detection and security solutions firm Morpho Detection from Safran S.A.
Also speaking at the press conference, Walid Fouad, the Director of Morpho, a subsidiary of the French Safran group in Egypt specialised in security systems, said: "Safran global group company is considering using Suez Canal Area for industrial production during the upcoming phase." He said the company is considering establishing a factory for aircraft components.