having, assuming, or passing through many or various forms, stages, or the like.
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How to use polymorphous in a sentence
The nucleus is not polymorphous, but usually divided into two, though it may be single.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique | John William Henry Eyre
The polymorphonuclear leucocytes have only a few very minute coccal-shaped oxyphile granules, the nucleus is polymorphous.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique | John William Henry Eyre
polymorphous, pol-i-mor′fus, adj. having many forms: varying in appearance: taking on many changes—also Polymor′phic.
The physical conditions under which polymorphous modifications are prepared control the form which the substance assumes.
(a) The centrifugal fibres consist as above described of the fibre processes of the pyramidal and polymorphous cells.
British Dictionary definitions for polymorphous
having, taking, or passing through many different forms or stages
(of a substance) exhibiting polymorphism
(of an animal or plant) displaying or undergoing polymorphism
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