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 (trī-môr′fĭk) also tri·mor·phous (-fəs)
1. Biology Having or occurring in three differing forms.
2. Chemistry Crystallizing in three distinct forms.

tri·mor′phi·cal·ly adv.
tri·mor′phism n.
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Linguistic Manifestations in the Trimorphic Protennoia and the Thunder: Perfect Mind: Analysed Against the Background of Platonic and Stoic Dialectics
Three trimorphic piezo-ceramic bending transducers, which serve both as an actuator and a design element, are therefore fitted into each thigh.
Her work with Bateson resulted in two published experimental studies in the Journal of Genetics on the genetics of trimorphic plants.
Dormancy and germination characteristics of the trimorphic achenes of Garhadiolus papposus (Asteraceae), an annual ephemeral from the Junggar Desert, China.
WILSON, The Trimorphic Protennoia, en Martin KRAUSE (ed.
Capitula homogamous or heterogamous, discoid, disciform, ligulate, or radiate, isomorphic or heteromorphic with dimorphic, sub-dimorphic, or rarely with trimorphic florets, with one to numerous florets; receptacle epaleate to paleate, glabrous, pilose, setose to fimbriate; involucre uniseriate to multiseriate.
Strangely, Gesine Schenke's translation of the Trimorphic Protennoia in TLZ is listed on p.
During the fall of 1988, 21-46 (mean = 38) seed families were randomly collected from each style morph in three trimorphic populations from the eastern Ontario study area (EO-T3, EO-T6, EO-T7).
Her second genetics paper on the inheritance of trimorphic flowers showed unsatisfactory results.
Hence, O ranges from zero for monomorphic populations to unity in trimorphic populations with even morph frequencies.