- 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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Example sentences from the Web for morphology
Morphology falls naturally into two divisions—comparative anatomy and embryology.
In his section on morphology Darwin shows clearly the influence of Owen, and through him of the transcendental anatomists.
This idea was destined to exercise a great influence upon the development of morphology.
This definition of cause in morphology may be artificial; in any case it is clear.The Science and Philosophy of the Organism|Hans Driesch
It led him to take only a lukewarm interest in the problems of morphology.