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di·mor·phic

(dī-mōr'fik),
1. In fungi, a term referring to growth and reproduction in two forms: mold and yeast. Synonym(s): dimorphous (2)
2. Synonym(s): dimorphous (1)

dimorphic

(dī-môr′fĭk) also

dimorphous

(-fəs)
adj.
Existing or occurring in two distinct forms; exhibiting dimorphism: a dimorphic crystal; dimorphic organisms.

di·mor·phic

(dī-mōr'fik)
1. mycology Growth and reproduction in two forms: mold and yeast.
Synonym(s): dimorphous (2) .
2. Synonym(s): dimorphous (2) .
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