Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Primitive in structure or form.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having the most primitive character; in the earliest form.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the most primitive character; in the earliest form.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Being in the first, most primitive, or simplest form or shape; having a primitive character or structure; not metamorphic: as, “a protomorphic layer” [of tissue]

Etymologies

proto- + -morphic (Wiktionary)

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