- the patterns of word formation in a particular language, including inflection, derivation, and composition.
- the study and description of such patterns.
- the study of the behavior and combination of morphemes.
Examples from the Web for morphological
The location of the olfactory nerves (in the adult) shows that the morphological midline follows the interorbital septum.A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2)|David Starr Jordan
I'm sure all these morphological changes and disgusting intimacies will fascinate you, Dr. Morees.Planet of the Damned|Harry Harrison
Although a classification so framed has no morphological value, yet the terms themselves which have been invented are convenient.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
The morphological value of such beings is the same as that of the egg of any animal.The Last Link|Ernst Haeckel
We may next take the seed itself—the very type of a morphological character.Darwin and Modern Science|A.C. Seward and Others