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di·mor·phous

(dī-mōr'fŭs),
1. Having the property of dimorphism. Synonym(s): dimorphic (2)
2. Synonym(s): dimorphic (1)

di·mor·phous

(dī-mōr'fŭs)
Having the property of dimorphism.
Synonym(s): dimorphic (2) .

dimorphous

(dī-mor′fŭs) [″ + morphe, form]
Occurring in two different forms.
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Caceres-Rios, this is "the most important systemic mycosis in Brazil, Peru, and Mexico." This infection is caused by Paracoccidioides brasiliensis, a dimorphous fungus.
It has been suggested by sociobiologists that these differences may have been adaptive for a sexually dimorphous species that existed in a hunting economy (Csikszentmihalyi & Rochberg-Halton, 1981).
The explanatory variables for the model were the initial bivariate analysis, which was referenced as follows: gender male; age 18-64 years; race white (black + brown); schooling to the high school/University Course; clinical form indeterminate (tuberculosis + borderline dimorphous + virchowiano); therapeutic scheme paucibacillary; occupation active; physical disability degree absence and social participation no restriction.
(1973) Cavansite and pentagonite, new dimorphous calcium vanadium silicate minerals from Oregon.
One study showed rates of VDRL positivity of 0% in healthy controls, 0% in inactive leprosy, 10% in dimorphous (borderline) leprosy, and 31% in lepromatous leprosy (3).