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pleomorphic

or ple·o·mor·phous

[plee-uh-mawr-fik]
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adjective
  1. of, relating to, or characterized by pleomorphism; polymorphous.

Origin of pleomorphic

First recorded in 1885–90; pleomorph(ism) + -ic
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Word Origin and History for pleomorphic

adj.

"having more than one form," 1886, from pleo- + -morphe "form" (see Morpheus). Related: Pleomorphism.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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