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n. pl. mor·pho·ses (-sēz)
The manner in which an organism or any of its parts changes form or undergoes development.
[Greek morphōsis, process of forming, from morphoun, to form, from morphē, form.]
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n, pl -ses (-siːz)
(Biology) biology development in an organism or its parts characterized by structural change
[C17: via New Latin from Greek, from morphoun to form, from morphē form]
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