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morph

(môrf)
n.
One of various distinct forms of a species (such as color variant) or of an organism during different parts of its life cycle.

morphine

An opium alkaloid with potent analgesic effect that owes its narcotic properties to its unique aromatic ring structure.
 
Clinical findings
Euphoria, respiratory depression, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, decreased GI motility, increased risk of addiction.

Route
Parenteral, oral.
 
Effects
Blocks pain signals to brain and spinal cord.
 
Uses
Relieves severe acute and chronic pain; facilitates induction of anaesthesia.

morph

any individual variant that constitutes a form of a polymorphic species.
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However, neither the melanistic nor gray morph reached significance compared to its own baseline (melanistic, P = 0.
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Although the honey bees were more active than flies, the 2 insects preferred the S inflorescences as a food resource, as demonstrated by more feeding events on this morph ([[chi square].
Nearly 200 Morphs drew an even larger crowd of human onlookers at the Tate Modern gallery on London's South Bank.
Peter Lord, Aardman's co-founder, sketched out the scenes for Morph and his mischievous sidekick Chaz.
The only problem, though, as Safire pointed out, is that morph is derived from the wrong half of the word.
In most cases, their favorite activity was the third, "The Morph Machine.
And in these same dreams, huge suitcases magically morph down to the size of handbags, saving holiday-makers the hassle of carrying and checking in huge, cumbersome luggage.
But when did some musical quietly morph into a dansical?
All of its current members are in other bands, and plans are already being laid to morph the group again, including old members in the new mix.
The morph requires no user interaction, is inexpensive, uses dynamic vertex correspondence, and follows nonlinear vertex paths.