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Synonyms of polymorphism

Noun


1. polymorphism, organic phenomenon

usage: (genetics) the genetic variation within a population that natural selection can operate on

2. polymorphism, pleomorphism, chemical phenomenon

usage: (chemistry) the existence of different kinds of crystal of the same chemical compound

3. polymorphism, organic phenomenon

usage: (biology) the existence of two or more forms of individuals within the same animal species (independent of sex differences)

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