biomorph

biomorph
biomorphic, adj.biomorphism, n.
/buy"oh mawrf'/, n.
a painted, drawn, or sculptured free form or design suggestive in shape of a living organism, esp. an ameba or protozoan: The paintings of Joan Miró are often notable for their playful, bright-colored biomorphs.
[1890-95; BIO- + -MORPH]

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