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Meaning of POLYMORPHIC

Pronunciation:  p`âleem'orfik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  having or occurring in several distinct forms; "man is both polymorpphic and polytypic"; "a polymorphous god"
  2. [adj]  (biology) relating to the occurrence of more than one kind of individual (independent of sexual differences) in an interbreeding population; "a polymorphic species"
  3. [adj]  (chemistry) relating to the crystallization of a compound in two or more different forms; "polymorphous crystalzation"
 

POLYMORPHIC is a 11 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: multiform, polymorphous, polymorphous
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pol`y*mor"phic\, a.
Polymorphous.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

polymorphism

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. Describes a substance that can take on several different shapes; specifically, it refers to a protein which can be coded by several different sequences; these variations do not ruin the protein's function.
  2. Having more than two distinct forms.
 

 

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