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Definitions of morphology

  1. the branch of geology that studies the characteristics and configuration and evolution of rocks and land forms Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the branch of biology that deals with the structure of animals and plants Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the admissible arrangement of sounds in words Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. That branch of biology which deals with the structure of animals and plants, treating of the forms of organs and describing their varieties, homologies, and metamorphoses. See Tectology, and Promorphology. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. That branch of science which deals with the form and structure of plants and animals. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. The science of the forms assumed by plants and animals. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. That department of science which treats of forms in organisms. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. That department of botany which treats of the forms that the different organs of plants assume, and the laws that regulate their metamorphoses; also applied to animals in same sense. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. The science of the form and structure of plants or animals, as distinct from consideration of the functions. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

Usage examples for morphology

  1. Morphology of the Lepidoptera. – The Life-Story of Insects by Geo. H. Carpenter
  2. This goes further than science, which includes mathematics; not only are there thousands of schools for engineers, but the universities are developing on morphology psychology, applied philosophy, history, law, constitutional practice, etc. – A Novelist on Novels by W. L. George
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