polymorph Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun an organism that can assume more than one adult form as in the castes of ants or termites
EtymologyGr. multiform; many + form: cf. F.
(Crystallog.) A substance capable of crystallizing in several distinct forms; also, any one of these forms. Cf. Allomorph.
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