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Pleomorphic

Definition
adjective
Of, pertaining to, or exhibiting pleomorphism; polymorphous.
Supplement
For instance, pleomorphic adenoma is characterized by its pleomorphic or variable appearance under a light microscope.
Word origin: Greek pleíōn (more) + morph (form) + –ic.

Related forms: pleomorphism (noun).
Compare: polymorphic.


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