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morpho-(word root) shape
Examples of words with the root morpho-: morphology
1. Form; shape; structure: morphogenesis.
2. Morpheme: morphophonemics.
[Greek, from morphē, shape.]
morpho-or before a vowel
1. (Biology) indicating form or structure: morphology.
2. (Linguistics) morpheme: morphophonemics.
[from Greek morphē form, shape]
a combining form meaning “form, structure”: morphology.Also, esp. before a vowel, morph-.
[< Greek, comb. form of morphḗ]