Pronunciation: (môrf), [key]
1. Ling.a sequence of phonemes constituting a minimal unit of grammar or syntax, and, as such, a representation, member, or contextual variant of a morpheme in a specific environment. Cf. allomorph (def. 2).
2. Biol.an individual of one particular form, as a worker ant, in a species that occurs in two or more forms.
to transform (an image) by computer.
var. of morpho- before a vowel: morpheme.
a combining form meaning “form, structure,” of the kind specified by the initial element: isomorph.
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