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a combining form with the meaning “having the shape, form, or structure” of the kind or number specified by the initial element, used in the formation of compound words:
Also, -morphic.
Compare morpho-.
Origin of -morphous
representing Greek -morphos, adj. derivative of morphḗ form; see -ous Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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-morphous in Medicine

-morphous suff.
Having a specified shape or form: polymorphous.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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