heteromorphic

[ het-er-uh-mawr-fik ]SEE DEFINITION OF heteromorphic
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Heteromorphic, het-e-ro-mor′fik, adj. deviating in form from a given type—also Heteromor′phous.

Organic development is not like crystallisation; it is heteromorphic crystallisation, so to speak.

I find that the mid-styled (by variation) P. sinensis is more fertile with own pollen, even, than a heteromorphic union!

WORD ORIGIN

"having different or dissimilar forms," 1864; from hetero- + Greek morphe "form" (see Morpheus).

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