or mon·o·mor·phous

[ mon-uh-mawr-fik ]
/ ˌmɒn əˈmɔr fɪk /


Biology. having only one form.
of the same or of an essentially similar type of structure.

Origin of monomorphic

First recorded in 1875–80; mono- + -morphic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for monomorphic



/ (ˌmɒnəʊˈmɔːfɪk) /


(of an individual organism) showing little or no change in structure during the entire life history
(of a species) existing or having parts that exist in only one form
(of a chemical compound) having only one crystalline form

Derived forms of monomorphic

monomorphism, noun
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Medical definitions for monomorphic

[ mŏn′ō-môrfĭk ]


Having only one form, as one crystal form.
Having one or the same genotype, form, or structure through a series of developmental changes.

Other words from monomorphic

mon′o•morphism n.
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