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al·lo·mor·phism

(al'ō-mōr'fizm),
1. Change of shape in cells resulting from mechanical causes, such as flattening from pressure, or to progressive metaplasia, such as the change of bile duct cells into liver cells.
2. The state of being similar in chemical composition but different in form (especially crystalline).
[allo- + G. morphē, form]

allomorphism

/al·lo·mor·phism/ (al″o-mor´fizm) change in crystalline form without change in chemical constitution.

allomorphism

[al′ōmôr′fizəm]
Etymology: Gk, allos, other, morphe, form
1 a change in crystalline form without a change in chemical composition.
2 a change in the shape of a group of cells caused by pressure or other physical factors.

al·lo·mor·phism

(al'ō-mōr'fizm)
1. Change of shape in cells due to mechanical causes, such as flattening from pressure, or to progressive metaplasia, such as the change of bile duct cells into liver cells.
2. The state of being similar in chemical composition but differing in form (especially crystalline).
[allo- + G. morphē, form]
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24) References to the Croatian ob--in this text always include its allomorphs oba--and op--.
The original impetus for the transfer could have been reinforcement of the relevant accusative pronouns in Latin; later on, the pairs of allomorphs me/mene, te/tene and se/sene could have been reanalyzed as unstressed versus stressed, etc.
5) Some Tupi-Guarani languages also have reduced the number of allomorphs of the R3 relational prefix or have changed the morphological class of certain lexical items (CABRAL, 2001).
It justifies that the third person non-singular allomorph has another allomorph in its negative forms.
In this case the allomorph banc is grouped with all such allomorphs that occur in the context of the instrumental singular suffix i, while the root bank is grouped with all other nominal roots that have an allomorphic variant in this particular case.
Table 1: Verbal extension (4) numbering by Guthrie and Cole Extension Norm variant Allomorphs Guthrie Cole Numbers Number Applied -el- -ets- 2 188 1 -ed- Passive -w- -iw- 2 194 2 -ew- Neuter -agal- -agets- 2 198 9+4?
These unmarked or male personal names are regularly formed by the affix er, or its allomorph -aar, which predictably shows up after schwa followed by a coronal sonorant.
Furthermore, tags are also crucial in the appearance of the negative allomorph in the speech of youngsters--to some extent it corroborates the results of previous research, for instance Tagliamonte's (1998), which state that tags do contribute to the overall increase of the tendency toward weren't leveling.
Most patent anglicisms end in a consonant (pin, scaner or escaner, slogan or eslogan) and, because of their strange or exotic morphology, form the plural in three different ways: by simply adding -s (pins, escaners, slogans), or its allomorph -es (pines, escaneres, esloganes, faxes), or by using a zero morph (los pin, los fax).
However, we also find evidence for the online, real time selection of the appropriate allomorph, [[?
Mazzon (2000: 155, 158) assumes that there is a tendency for thou to co-occur with shal, while ye takes the allomorph shullen.