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polymorph

Saltos de línea: poly|morph
Pronunciación: /ˈpɒlɪmɔːf
 
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Definición de polymorph en inglés:

sustantivo

1An organism or inorganic object or material which takes various forms.
Example sentences
  • Complexity in colonial organisms is often equated with the degree of integration in polymorphs.
  • The skeletal morphology of monticular zooids in H. portelli suggests that specialized male polymorphs may not have evolved by Late Eocene times.
  • Cavansite was first discovered with its polymorph pentagonite in Oregon but only in small quantities of microscopic crystals.
1.1 Physiology A polymorphonuclear leucocyte.
Example sentences
  • There are two main groups: the type of white blood cells known as polymorphs (polymorphonuclear leucocytes - those with multi-lobed nuclei); and macrophages that derive from the monocytes in the blood.
  • Neutrophil polymorphs were only occasionally present.
  • The microscopy of genital swabs for polymorphs has shown that higher cell counts per high power field are directly proportional to the positivity rate for C. trachomatis.

Origen

early 19th century: from Greek polumorphos, from polu- 'many' + morphē 'form'.

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