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morphology

 [mor″fol´o-je]
1. the science of the form and structure of organisms.
2. the form and structure of a particular organism, organ, tissue, or cell. adj., adj morpholog´ic.

mor·phol·o·gy

(mōr-fol'ō-jē), Avoid the jargonistic use of this word as a synonym of form or appearance.
The science concerned with the configuration or the structure of animals and plants.
[morpho- + G. logos, study]

morphology

/mor·phol·o·gy/ (mor-fol´ah-je) the science of the forms and structure of organisms; the form and structure of a particular organism, organ, or part.morpholog´icmorpholog´ical

morphology

(môr-fŏl′ə-jē)
n. pl. morpholo·gies
a. The branch of biology that deals with the form and structure of organisms without consideration of function.
b. The form and structure of an organism or one of its parts: the morphology of a cell; the morphology of vertebrates.

mor′pho·log′i·cal (-fə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), mor′pho·log′ic adj.
mor′pho·log′i·cal·ly adv.
mor·phol′o·gist n.

morphology

[môrfol′əjē]
Etymology: Gk, morphe + logos, science
the study of the physical shape and size of a specimen, plant, or animal. morphological, adj.

morphology

Linguistics
The formal study of morphemes.
 
Science
The science of the form and structure of organisms—plants, animals and other forms of life.

Vox populi
The appearance or shape of a thing.

anemia

Hematology A condition characterized by ↓ RBCs or Hb in the blood, resulting in ↓ O2 in peripheral tissues Clinical Fatigability, pallor, palpitations, SOB; anemias are divided into various groups based on cause–eg, iron deficiency anemia, megaloblastic anemia–due to ↓ vitamin B12 or folic acid, or aplastic anemia–where RBC precursors in BM are 'wiped out'. See Anemia of chronic disease, Anemia of investigation, Anemia of prematurity, Aplastic anemia, Arctic anemia, Autoimmune hemolytic anemia, Cloverleaf anemia, Congenital dyserythropoietic anemia, Dilutional anemia, Dimorphic anemia, Drug-induced immune hemolytic anemia, Fanconi anemia, Hemolytic anemia, Idiopathic sideroblastic anemia, Immune anemia, Iron-deficiency anemia, Juvenile pernicious anemia, Macrocytic anemia, Megaloblastic anemia, Microcytic anemia, Myelophthisic anemia, Neutropenic colitis with aplastic anemia, Nonimmune hemolytic anemia, Pseudoanemia, Refractory anemia with excess blasts, Sickle cell anemia, Sideroblastic anemia, Sports anemia.
General groups of anemia
Morphology
Macrocytic
Megaloblastic anemia
  • Vitamin B12deficiency
  • Folic acid deficiency
Microcytic hypochromic
  • Iron-deficiency anemia
  • Hereditary defects
  • Sickle cell anemia
  • Thalassemia
  • Other hemoglobinopathies
Normocytic
  • Acute blood loss
  • Hemolysis
  • BM failure
  • Anemia of chronic disease
  • Renal failure
Etiology
Deficiency
  • Iron
  • Vitamin B12
  • Folic acid
  • Pyridoxine
Central–due to BM failure
  • Anemia of chronic disease
  • Anemia of senescence
  • Malignancy
    • BM replacement by tumor
    • Toxicity due to chemotherapy
    • Primary BM malignancy, eg leukemia
Peripheral
  • Hemorrhage
  • Hemolysis
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mor·phol·o·gy

(mōr-fol'ŏ-jē)
The science concerned with the configuration or the structure of animals and plants.
[morpho- + G. logos, study]

morphology

the study of the shape, general appearance or form of an organism, as distinct from ANATOMY which involves dissection to discover structure.

Morphology

Literally, the study of form. In medicine, morphology refers to the size, shape and structure rather than the function of a given organ. As a diagnostic imaging technique, ultrasound facilitates the recognition of abnormal morphologies as symptoms of underlying conditions.

morphology,

n method for classifying the body constitution type. See also constitution, carbonic; constitution, fluoric; constitution, phosphoric; and constitution, sulphuric.

mor·phol·o·gy

(mōr-fol'ŏ-jē)
The science concerned with the configuration or the structure of animals and plants.
[morpho- + G. logos, study]

morphology

(môrfol´əjē),
n the branch of biology that deals with the form and structure of an organism or part, without regard to function.
morphology, determinants of occlusal,
n.pl variable factors that determine the forms given to the crowns of teeth restored in metals, such as mandibular centricity; the intercondylar distance; the distance of teeth from the sagittal plane; the character of lateral and protrusive paths of the condylar axes; and the overlaps of the anterior teeth and wear.

morphology

the science of the forms and structure of organisms; the form and structure of a particular organism, organ, tissue or cell.
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All of these values constitute less complex grammatical environment, both according to the markedness criteria of the Prague School and the serevalues of Natural Morphologist.
If this exchange is to proceed, morphologists need to clarify the connections between urban form and wider processes of economic and social change.
Subsequently it was proposed that the term "variant" lymphocyte be used for any "not normal" lymphocytes in the lymphocytes, but when larger numbers are found, the senior morphologist or clinical pathologist/hematologist should more carefully evaluate the blood film and consult with the clinician to determine whether the picture is characteristic of a viral infection, lymphoproliferative disorder, or another abnormality.
In other words, it is asserted that what the morphologist and the paleontologist explain in terms of the biogenetic law as vestiges of a former state represent merely a larval adaptation .
This holds true of both morphologists and psycholinguists.
Despite the scarcity of behavior suggesting that birds can detect smells, morphologists during the 20th century found that birds had the right equipment to do so.
Fulford's professional memberships are: American Association for the Advancement of Science (Fellow), American Association of University Women, American Association of University Professors, American Bryological Society, American Institute of Biological Sciences, American Society of Plant Taxonomists, Botanical Society of America, British Bryological Society, Indiana Academy of Science (Fellow), International Association of Plant Taxonomy, International Association of Plant Morphologists, Ohio Biological Survey (Editorial Committee for Botanical Papers), Society for the Study of Evolution, and Torrey Botanical Club.
As mentioned above, Marchand limits his scope as far as possible to a concrete level, but there are some morphologists who dare to dive under the surface and seek abstract explanations.
Plant morphologists tended to emphasize gradual transformations and to view ontogeny as providing direct evidence about how morphology was transformed during phylogeny.
Rather surprisingly, in spite of the existence of abundant counterevidence to Williams's right-hand head rule provided by a number of morphologists (Lieber 1981, 1992; Selkirk 1982; Anderson 1992; Bauer 1988, 1990; Williams in Di Sciullo and Williams [1987] himself modified his original approach by the notion of relativized head), Adams heavily relies on the right-hand head identification principle in distinguishing between complex words and phrases.
Morphologists, who seek biological relationships among organisms, typically look for common traits such as feathers or fur to discern kinship, says Hedges.
This is not surprising and is common knowledge among experienced morphologists who have studied a number of cases of cirrhosis large enough, irrespective of its type.