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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.
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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.
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morph

any individual variant that constitutes a form of a polymorphic species.
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References in periodicals archive ?
The quadratic regression was significant for the palmate morph (y = 56.04 - 18.27*density + 2.46*[density.sup.2], [R.sup.2] = 0.65, df = 9, P = 0.02) and the cervine morph (y = 11.63 + 7.69*density - 0.59*[density.sup.2], [R.sup.2] = 0.81, df = 9, P = 0.01), but not for the intermediate morph (y = 32.38 + 10.57*density - 1.87*[density.sup.2], [R.sup.2] = 0.28, df = 9, P = 0.24).
Dental morphology of the cannibal morph in the tiger salamander, Ambystoma tigrinum.
In another experiment, the researchers showed that training did not help participants to detect morphs presented onscreen, and detection rates remained around the chance level.
The G morph with its side-to-side movement attracted the predator's attention at significantly greater distances than did the stationary, stilting and leg-waving, courting posture of the T morph.
Analyzing the data in separate groups divided by color morph, 29% of melanistic morphs exhibited vigilance compared to 61% of grays.
To learn more about Morph Cafe and what the app can do for you, just visit http://morphcafe.com.
And his co-creator and the co-founder of Aardman, Peter Lord, will be at the Fringe on Saturday, August 29, for A Morning with Morph.
The features of interest are in general sets of points, lines, curves, regions, defined over the models to be morphed. They correspond to intuitive, semantic morphological characteristics.
In this paper we report the crystal s tructure of a monoclinic poly morph of NN'-bis (2-pyridyl) oxamide as well as its DNA -binding property.
Morph, the Aardman character, is backing The Big Lunch this year and launched a competition to find the best new talent in animation.
Observations were conducted on a single day when 90 inflorescences were randomly chosen (30 from each morph, from different plants) and covered with a fine mesh bag at between 0700 h and 0800 h to exclude pollinators.
Follow Anglesey Riding Centre (and Morph) on Twitter @angleseyriding and Facebook.