- existence of an organism in two or more distinct forms during the life cycle; polymorphism.
Origin of pleomorphism
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- the occurrence of more than one different form in the life cycle of a plant or animal
- the occurrence of more than one different form of crystal of one chemical compound; polymorphism
- The occurrence of two or more structural forms during a life cycle, especially of certain plants.