Definition of Heteromorphism

1. n. The state or quality of being heteromorphic.



Definition of Heteromorphism

1. Noun. A diversity of form. ¹

2. Noun. A feature that is heteromorphic. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Heteromorphism

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Medical Definition of Heteromorphism

1. The state or quality of being heteromorphic. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heteromorphism

heterometabolous
heterometabolous metamorphosis
heterometal
heterometallation
heterometallations
heterometallic
heterometaplasia
heterometric
heterometropia
heteromolecular
heteromonocycle
heteromonocycles
heteromonocyclic
heteromorphemic
heteromorphic
heteromorphism (current term)
heteromorphisms
heteromorphite
heteromorphosis
heteromorphous
heteromorphy
heteromultimeric
heteromyaria
heteronomies
heteronomous
heteronomous psychotherapy
heteronomy
heteronormalize
heteronormalized

Literary usage of Heteromorphism

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1. The British and Foreign Medical Review: Or Quarterly Journal of Practical (1839)
"Such, too, is the apparent similitude existing between these two kinds of heteromorphism that, I am of opinion, we ought not to consider any prominence ..."

2. Evolution in Art: As Illustrated by the Life-histories of Designs by Alfred Cort Haddon (1907)
"Whereas the final term of the life-history of the biomorph is, so to speak, senile decay, the result of heteromorphism is a teratological transformation. ..."

3. Evolution in Art: As Illustrated by the Life-histories of Designs by Alfred Cort Haddon (1914)
"Whereas the final term of the life-history of the biomorph is, so to speak, senile decay, the result of heteromorphism is a teratological transformation. ..."

4. Syracuse University Publications: Contributions from the Zoological Laboratory (1905)
"It is interesting to note in this connection that no appearance of heteromorphism occurred during the entire series of experiments. ..."

5. Report of the Annual Meeting (1864)
"... no heteromorphism ; and every medusa in the series is not only similar to every other, but is probably capable of direct sexual maturity. ..."

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