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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A Haeckelian division of morphology; the science of organic individuality constituting the purely structural portion of morphology, in which the organism is regarded as composed of organic individuals of different orders, each organ being considered an individual.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A division of morphology created by Haeckel; the science of organic individuality constituting the purely structural portion of morphology, in which the organism is regarded as composed of organic individuals of different orders, each organ being considered an individual. See promorphology, and morphon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Structural morphology which regards an organism as composed of organic individuals of different orders; ordinary morphology, as distinguished from stereomatic morphology, or promorphology.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek a carpenter + -logy. (Wiktionary)

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