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amorphia

 [ah-mor´fe-ah]
the state of being amorphous.

a·mor·phi·a

, amorphism (ă-mōr'fē-ă, -fizm),
Condition of being amorphous (1).
[G. a- priv. + morphē, form]

a·mor·phi·a

, amorphism (ā-mōr'fē-ă, -fizm)
Condition of being amorphous (1).
[G. a- priv. + morphē, form]

amorphia, amorphism

state of being amorphous.
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