-morphous

-morphous
a combining form with the meaning "having the shape, form, or structure" of the kind or number specified by the initial element, used in the formation of compound words: polymorphous.
Also, -morphic. Cf. morpho-.
[repr. Gk -morphos, adj. deriv. of morphé form; see -OUS]

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