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Pronunciation:  'morfulowgee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the branch of biology that deals with the structure of animals and plants
  2. [n]  the branch of geology that studies the characteristics and configuration and evolution of rocks and land forms
  3. [n]  the admissible arrangement of sounds in words
  4. [n]  studies of the rules for forming admissible words

MORPHOLOGY is a 10 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: geomorphology, sound structure, syllable structure, word structure
 See Also: accidence, affixation, anatomy, biological science, biology, compound morphology, derivational morphology, geophysical science, geophysics, grammar, inflectional morphology, petrology, plate tectonic theory, plate tectonics, structure, tectonics



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mor*phol"o*gy\, n. [Gr. ? form + -logy: cf. F.
morphologie.] (Biol.)
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}.

Medical Dictionary
 Definition: The science of the form and structure of organisms (plants, animals, and other forms of life).
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: The form and structure of an organism or part of an organism; the study of form and structure.
 Definition: the study of structure, including the system by which speech units are combined to form meaningful words.
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