- 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.
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OTHER WORDS FROM morphology
Example sentences from the Web for morphology
When we contemplate the morphologically medial man, he seems to stand as a symbol of unlimited universal progress.Pedagogical Anthropology|Maria Montessori
The splanchnopleure also envelops it, so that, morphologically speaking, the yolk lies within the mesenteron.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
Between these two kinds of markings there is, however, no sharp boundary, and morphologically they can scarcely be separated.Studies in the Theory of Descent (Volumes 1 and 2)|August Weismann
Although allopatric, similar arguments could be advanced for the morphologically similar pallidus and teretistes.
Morphologically, flowers answer to shoots or branches, and their parts to leaves.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray