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See: Linguistic Morphology Theory, Morphological Analysis, DNA-based Organism Morphology.



  • (WordNet, 2009) ⇒
    • S: (n) morphology (the branch of biology that deals with the structure of animals and plants)
    • S: (n) morphology (studies of the rules for forming admissible words)
    • S: (n) morphology, sound structure, syllable structure, word structure (the admissible arrangement of sounds in words)
    • S: (n) morphology, geomorphology (the branch of geology that studies the characteristics and configuration and evolution of rocks and land forms)

  • (Wikipedia, 2009) ⇒
  • The term morphology in biology refers to the outward appearance (shape, structure, colour, pattern) of an organism or taxon and its component parts. This is in contrast to physiology, which deals primarily with function.