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Noun: morphology  mor'fó-lu-gee
  1. The branch of biology that deals with the structure of animals and plants
  2. Studies of the rules for forming admissible words
  3. The admissible arrangement of sounds in words
    - sound structure, syllable structure, word structure
  4. The branch of geology that studies the characteristics and configuration and evolution of rocks and land forms
    - geomorphology

Derived forms: morphologies

Type of: biological science, biology, geophysical science, geophysics, grammar, structure

Encyclopedia: Morphology