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Adjective: polymorphous  ,pó-lee'mor-fus
  1. (chemistry) relating to the crystallization of a compound in two or more different forms
    "polymorphous crystallization";
    - polymorphic
     
  2. (biology) relating to the occurrence of more than one kind of individual (independent of sexual differences) in an interbreeding population
    "a polymorphous species";
    - polymorphic
     
  3. Having or occurring in several distinct forms
    "a polymorphous god";
    - polymorphic

See also: multiform

Encyclopedia: Polymorphous