Definition of Dimorphic

1. Adjective. Occurring or existing in two different forms. "Dimorphous organisms"

Exact synonyms: Dimorphous
Partainyms: Dimorphism, Dimorphism, Dimorphism, Dimorphism



Definition of Dimorphic

1. a. Having the property of dimorphism; dimorphous.

Definition of Dimorphic

1. Adjective. occurring or existing in two different forms ¹

2. Adjective. exhibiting dimorphism ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dimorphic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Dimorphic

1. Of two different forms. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dimorphic

dimmable
dimmed
dimmer
dimmer switch
dimmer switches
dimmers
dimmest
dimming
dimmings
dimmish
dimmy
dimness
dimnesses
dimolecular
dimorph
dimorphic (current term)
dimorphic anaemia
dimorphisms
dimorphite
dimorpholamine
dimorphotheca
dimorphous leprosy
dimorphs
dimout
dimouts
dimp
dimple
dimple sign

Literary usage of Dimorphic

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1. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Division of Plant Industry, Queensland (1911)
"Introduction 7 Structural significance of dimorphic branches 8 Similarity of dimorphic branches to alternating generations 10 Different types of dimorphic ..."

2. Nature by Norman Lockyer, Nature Publishing Group (1875)
"Thus in Primula officinalis and villosa, as in all dimorphic species, intercrossing of Fie 51. different plants takes place naturally; and, as Mr. Darwin ..."

3. The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication by Charles Darwin (1868)
"... BETWEEN CROSSED SPECIES AND VARIETIES CONCLUSIONS WITH RESPECT TO HYBRIDISM — LIGHT THROWN ON HYBRIDISM BY THE ILLEGITIMATE PROGENY OF dimorphic AND ..."

4. Inheritance in Poultry by Charles Benedict Davenport (1906)
"Here both races are dimorphic. The female hybrids closely resembled in ... TRANSFER OF SEXUALLY dimorphic CHARACTERISTICS FROM ONE SEX TO THE OTHER. ..."

5. Handbook of the Ferns of British India, Ceylon and the Malay Peninsula by Richard Henry Beddome (1883)
"... in the dimorphic fronds than in anything else.) 1. CRYPTOGRAMME CRISPA. (R. Br.) Glabrous, tufted, scales at base of stipe, lanceolate, acute, ..."

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