Educalingo cookies are used to personalize ads and get web traffic statistics. We also share information about the use of the site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners.
Got it
Search

Meaning of "dimorphic" in the English dictionary

Dictionary
DICTIONARY
section

PRONUNCIATION OF DIMORPHIC

dimorphic  [daɪˈmɔːfɪk] play
facebooktwitterpinterestwhatsapp

GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DIMORPHIC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Dimorphic is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES DIMORPHIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Dimorphism

Dimorphism or dimorphic may refer to: ▪ Sexual dimorphism, a phenotypic difference between males and females of the same species, ▪ Nuclear dimorphism, when a cell's nuclear apparatus is composed of two structurally and functionally differentiated types of nuclei ▪ Frond dimorphism, differing forms of fern fronds between the sterile and fertile fronds ▪ Phenotypic dimorphism, switching between two cell-types. ▪ Dimorphic fungi, fungi which undergo this type of switching...

Definition of dimorphic in the English dictionary

The definition of dimorphic in the dictionary is having either of two forms of a substance that exhibits dimorphism.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DIMORPHIC


actinomorphic
ˌæktɪnəʊˈmɔːfɪk
anamorphic
ˌænəˈmɔːfɪk
anthropomorphic
ˌænθrəpəˈmɔːfɪk
automorphic
ˌɔːtəʊˈmɔːfɪk
biomorphic
ˌbaɪəʊˈmɔːfɪk
dysmorphic
dɪsˈmɔːfɪk
geomorphic
ˌdʒiːəʊˈmɔːfɪk
holomorphic
ˌhɒləˈmɔːfɪk
homeomorphic
ˌhɒmɪəˈmɔːfɪk
homomorphic
ˌhɒməˈmɔːfɪk
hypomorphic
ˌhaɪpəˈmɔːfɪk
isomorphic
ˌaɪsəʊˈmɔːfɪk
meromorphic
ˌmɛrəʊˈmɔːfɪk
mesomorphic
ˌmɛsəʊˈmɔːfɪk
metamorphic
ˌmɛtəˈmɔːfɪk
monomorphic
ˌmɒnəʊˈmɔːfɪk
pleomorphic
ˌpliːəˈmɔːfɪk
polymorphic
ˌpɒlɪˈmɔːfɪk
pseudomorphic
ˌsjuːdəʊˈmɔːfɪk
zoomorphic
ˌzəʊəʊˈmɔːfɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DIMORPHIC

dimly-remembered
dimmable
dimmed
dimmer
dimmers
dimmest
dimming
dimmish
dimness
dimorph
dimorphism
dimorphous
dimp
dimple
dimpled
dimplement
dimply
dimpsy
dimwit
dimyarian

WORDS THAT END LIKE DIMORPHIC

ectomorphic
enantiomorphic
endomorphic
ergatomorphic
geographic
homoeomorphic
hydromorphic
hystricomorphic
idiomorphic
isodimorphic
ophiomorphic
ornithomorphic
Orphic
panidiomorphic
protomorphic
skeuomorphic
theriomorphic
trimorphic
xenomorphic
xeromorphic
zygomorphic

Synonyms and antonyms of dimorphic in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «dimorphic» into 25 languages

TRANSLATOR
online translator

TRANSLATION OF DIMORPHIC

Find out the translation of dimorphic to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of dimorphic from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «dimorphic» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

二形
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dimórfico
570 millions of speakers

English

dimorphic
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

द्विरूपी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ثنائي الشكل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

диморфизм
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dimórfica
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দ্বিরুপ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

dimorphisme
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dimorphik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

dimorphen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

二形性の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

동종 이형
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dimorphic
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lương hình
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இருநிலை வளர்ச்சி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दिमेरिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

iki şekilli
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dimorfismo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dimorficzne
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

диморфізм
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

dimorfism
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

dimorphic
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

dimorfisch
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

dimorfa
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

dimorphic
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of dimorphic

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DIMORPHIC»

The term «dimorphic» is regularly used and occupies the 57.191 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
0
100%
FREQUENCY
Regularly used
74
/100
The map shown above gives the frequency of use of the term «dimorphic» in the different countries.
Principal search tendencies and common uses of dimorphic
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «dimorphic».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DIMORPHIC» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «dimorphic» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «dimorphic» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about dimorphic

EXAMPLES

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DIMORPHIC»

Discover the use of dimorphic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to dimorphic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Canary Handbook
The dimorphic factor is sex-linked, but the characteristics of this factor only become visible after the first molt. The best heredity rules to follow are: Dimorphic (or nondimorphic/dimorphic) x dimorphic Dimorphic x apricot Dimorphic x frosted  ...
Matthew M. Vriends, Tanya M. Heming-Vriends, 2001
2
Dimorphic Fungi: Their Importance As Models for ...
This e-book is recommended for scholars and researchers working or interested in human, animal and plant pathogenesis, fungal genetics, molecular biology, development, evolution, and differentiation.
José Ruiz-Herrera, 2012
3
Factors Promoting the Evolution of Sexually Dimorphic Traits ...
Chapter two focuses on the fraterna species group and tests for hybridization and lineage sorting to explain rampant polyphyly of the species P. fraterna and P. hirticula.
Maxi Polihronakis, 2008
4
Endocrine Modulators and the Development of Sexually ...
The African weakly electric fish Mormyrus rume proboscirostris is an excellent preparation to study organization and activation of sexually dimorphic characters.
Bryan T. Dowling, 2008
5
Genetics of Sexual Differentiation and Sexually Dimorphic ...
This suggests that the signal for initiating this sexually dimorphic neuronal growth cannot be exclusively dependent on hormonal action and supports the role for a sex chromosome effect on the sexual dimorphism observed in DA neurons.
Daisuke Yamamoto, 2011
6
Serotonergic Systems in the Regulation of Sexually Dimorphic ...
Specifically, in the mesocorticolimbic system (which plays a major role in motor and reward responses to cocaine) sexual dimorphic patterns in the serotonergic ( 5-HT) system have been found (13,87,100,128,191). It is known that 5-HT1A ...
Karen Marie Weierstall, 2006
7
Patterns of gene expression during early sexually dimorphic ...
Using doublecortin (DCX) as a marker for migratory neurons, we found the expression intensity at P9 was substantially higher than that of adults, indicating that DCX expression was developmentally regulated.
Yong-Hwan Kim, 2006
8
Atlas of the Clinical Microbiology of Infectious Diseases: ...
BLASTOMYCES DERMATITIDIS B. dermatitidis , an ascomycete, is the least understood of the North American endemic mycoses caused by thermally dimorphic fungi. B. dermatitidis, the causative agent of blastomycosis, is endemic in the ...
Edward J. Bottone, 2006
9
BIOS Instant Notes in Medical Microbiology
Key Notes Dimorphic fungi Dimorphic fungi comprise a diverse group of fungi characterized by mycelial growth at 22°C, but development of yeast forms at 35– 37°C. Sporotrichosis is an infection of subcutaneous tissue with Sporothrix shenckii, ...
William Irving, Tim Boswell, Dlawer Ala'Aldeen, 2004
10
New Sexually Dimorphic Jawfish (Opistognathus; ...
James E Bohlke. NOTULAE NATURAE [NO. 407 I 28 27 26- 25- 24-- 23-- 22-- 21 -- •»• • • □ • 00 o • • oo o o o 10 20 30 40 50 SL 60 70 80 9C 100 ilO Figure 2. — A scatter diagram of rakers on the lower limb of the first gill arch plotted against ...
James E Bohlke, 1967

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DIMORPHIC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term dimorphic is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Dopamine Boosts Libido In Aging Male Flies
The authors intend to investigate sexually dimorphic neurons in future studies, particulaly those expressing the fruitless (fru) genes. The article ... «Asian Scientist Magazine, Jul 15»
2
Divergence at the edges: peripatric isolation in the montane spiny …
An associated climate shift was observed in most potentially peripatric splits. Morphological variation was highest in sexually dimorphic traits ... «7thSpace Interactive, Jun 15»
3
Wellness Tips: Helpful pubic hair facts
The obvious sex dimorphic difference in hair distribution in men and women is primarily a result of differences in the levels of androgen ... «Pulse Nigeria, Jun 15»
4
Baby sugar glider takes flying lessons
They are sexually dimorphic, with females being smaller than the males, and lacking the scent gland on the forehead. Females give birth to one ... «The Guardian, Jun 15»
5
Knee Surgery May Not Be the Best Option for Older Patients
Differences in Hematopoietic Stem Cells Contribute to Sexually Dimorphic Inflammatory Responses to High Fat Diet-induced Obesity. «Wall Street Journal, Jun 15»
6
Meet the 'dad bods' of the wild animal kingdom
Orangutans are a highly sexually dimorphic species in relation to their size and facial features. In addition to boasting a body mass that's often ... «Mother Nature Network, Jun 15»
7
Google's brilliant ad describes transgender man's transition
@caicopley Sorry, but I've not seen a single study showing humans are sexually dimorphic (like some frogs, fish, and other species). «CNET, Jun 15»
8
Of frog princes and princesses: Dimorphism in Kudremukh frogs
Ghate's shrub frog was found to be sexually dimorphic, in that only males had outgrowths with bony flaps on their upper arm bones (called ... «Bangalore Mirror, Jun 15»
9
First-of-its-kind bird fossil found in Brazil
Researchers agree that these structures were likely sexually dimorphic – that is, different in appearance between males and females of the ... «EarthSky, Jun 15»
10
What Makes a Woman? A Trans Woman Responds to a Mid-20th …
We are a sexually dimorphic species, and there are differences everywhere in our bodies. The question is whether they are significant. When it ... «Huffington Post, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Dimorphic [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/dimorphic>. Jun 2020 ».
en
English dictionary
Discover all that is hidden in the words on
index
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z