- 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: polymorphous.
Origin of -morphous
representing Greek -morphos, adj. derivative of morphḗ form; see -ous
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- Having a specified shape or form:polymorphous.
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