- Biology. the regeneration of a destroyed body part by the reorganization of its remaining cells.
Origin of morphallaxis
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- zoology the transformation of one part into another that sometimes occurs during regeneration of organs in certain animals
C20: New Latin, from morpho- + Greek allaxis exchange, from allassein to exchange, from allos other