[ uh-lee-luh-mawrf, uh-lel-uh- ]


Origin of allelomorph

1900–05; <Greek allēlo- (see allele) + -morph

Other words from allelomorph

  • al·le·lo·mor·phic, adjective
  • al·le·lo·mor·phism, noun

Words Nearby allelomorph Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use allelomorph in a sentence

  • allelomorph (one another form), one of a pair of factors which are alternative to each other in Mendelian inheritance.

    Applied Eugenics | Paul Popenoe and Roswell Hill Johnson
  • The factor for this eye color is another allelomorph of white.

  • If the normal allelomorph is thought of as the positive character, which one of the mutants is due to its loss or to its absence?

  • If each is produced by a loss it must be a different loss that acts as an allelomorph to the other loss.

  • Since eosin is an allelomorph of cherry, it should be expected to give with sable the same cross-over value as did cherry.