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polymorphic

 [pol″e-mor´fik]
occurring in several or many forms; appearing in different forms in different developmental stages.

pol·y·mor·phic

(pol'ē-mōr'fik),
Occurring in more than one form.
[G. polymorphos, multiform]

polymorphous

/poly·mor·phous/ (-mor´fus) polymorphic.

polymorphous

[pol′ēmôr′fəs]
Etymology: Gk, polys + morphe, form
occurring in many varying forms, possibly changing in structure or appearance at different stages.

pol·y·mor·phic

(pol'ē-mōr'fik)
Occurring in more than one form.
Synonym(s): multiform, pleomorphic (1) , pleomorphous, polymorphous.
[G. polymorphos, multiform]

polymorphous

polymorphic.
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All the cases which were clinically diagnosed as cases of polymorphous light eruptions were investigated by taking a skin biopsy.
She drew inspiration on the subject of polymorphous perversity from the poet Richard Howard's Columbia University lectures on "The Roots of Modernity.
Polymorphous low-grade adenocarcinoma of the salivary glands: A clinicopathological comparison with adenoid cystic carcinoma.
In the novel's commentary on gender, women's polymorphous ability to generate new human beings out of "one," themselves, places them in a position closer to Johnson's formulation of a collective "Whole.
This was the source of my primary (though minor) discomfort with the book: As truthful as she seems hell-bent on being about the rest of us, she does no more than scratch the surface of her own polymorphous perversity.
2,14) Polymorphous hemangioendothelioma is a rare vascular tumor of borderline malignant potential that most frequently involves peripheral nodes but occasionally affects internal or central nodes, soft tissues, and internal organs such as the liver.
With a title to give even Doughs Sirk pause, the rousing, old-fashioned gay meller "Between Love and Goodbye" pits monogamous love against polymorphous perversity.
These cysts are lined with a squamous or glandular epithelium, and they are surrounded by dense polymorphous (polyclonal) lymphoid tissue (figure, A).
Data on Helioplex have not yet been published in a peer-reviewed journal although posters presented at the American Academy of Dermatology's Academy 2006 meeting suggest that it, like Anthelios SX, can protect against polymorphous light eruption (PLE) in susceptible patients.
On the simplest level, the Metamorphoses serves the ambitions of the English poets to celebrate their contemporary moment with nationalistic poetry, for which they recognize in Ovid's polymorphous abundance a less constraining narrative precedent than Vergil offers.
Erythema multiforme or polymorphous rash was much less common, reported Dr.

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