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Meaning of "polymorphism" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF POLYMORPHISM

polymorphism  [ˌpɒlɪˈmɔːfɪzəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF POLYMORPHISM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Polymorphism is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES POLYMORPHISM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of polymorphism in the English dictionary

The first definition of polymorphism in the dictionary is the occurrence of more than one form of individual in a single species within an interbreeding population. Other definition of polymorphism is the occurrence of more than one form in the individual polyps of a coelenterate colony. Polymorphism is also the existence or formation of different types of crystal of the same chemical compound.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH POLYMORPHISM


amorphism
əˈmɔːfɪzəm
anthropomorphism
ˌænθrəpəˈmɔːfɪzəm
automorphism
ˌɔːtəʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
dimorphism
daɪˈmɔːfɪzəm
dwarfism
ˈdwɔːfɪzəm
hemimorphism
ˌhɛmɪˈmɔːfɪzəm
heteromorphism
ˌhɛtərəʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
homeomorphism
ˌhəʊmɪəˈmɔːfɪzəm
homoeomorphism
ˌhəʊmɪəˈmɔːfɪzəm
homomorphism
ˌhəʊməʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
hylomorphism
ˌhaɪləˈmɔːfɪzəm
isodimorphism
ˌaɪsəʊdaɪˈmɔːfɪzəm
isomorphism
ˌaɪsəʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
mechanomorphism
ˌmekənəʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
metamorphism
ˌmɛtəˈmɔːfɪzəm
monomorphism
mɒnəʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
Orphism
ˈɔːfɪzəm
perimorphism
ˌpɛrɪˈmɔːfɪzəm
skeuomorphism
ˌskjuːəˈmɔːfɪzəm
zoomorphism
ˌzəʊəˈmɔːfɪzəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE POLYMORPHISM

polymerase
polymeric
polymeride
polymerisation
polymerise
polymerism
polymerization
polymerize
polymerous
polymery
polymorph
polymorphic
polymorphic function
polymorphically
polymorphonuclear
polymorphonuclear leucocyte
polymorphous
polymorphously
polymyositis
polymyxin

WORDS THAT END LIKE POLYMORPHISM

allomorphism
anamorphism
Buddhism
catastrophism
diastrophism
enantiomorphism
endomorphism
Guelphism
gynandromorphism
idiomorphism
paramorphism
pleomorphism
psephism
pseudomorphism
rheomorphism
sapphism
sexual dimorphism
sophism
theriomorphism
trimorphism
zygomorphism

Synonyms and antonyms of polymorphism in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «polymorphism» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF POLYMORPHISM

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

Translator English - Chinese

多态性
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

polimorfismo
570 millions of speakers

English

polymorphism
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बहुरूपता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تعدد الأشكال
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

полиморфизм
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

polimorfismo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পলিমরফিজম
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

polymorphisme
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Polimorfisme
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Polymorphismus
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ポリモーフィズム
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

다형성
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Polimorfisme
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đa hình
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பல்லுருவியல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बहुमापन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

polimorfizmi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

polimorfismo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

polimorfizm
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

поліморфізм
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

polimorfism
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πολυμορφισμός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

polimorfisme
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

polymorfism
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

polymorfisme
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of polymorphism

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «POLYMORPHISM»

The term «polymorphism» is quite widely used and occupies the 34.025 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «POLYMORPHISM» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «POLYMORPHISM»

Discover the use of polymorphism in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to polymorphism and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Polymorphism: In the Pharmaceutical Industry
Edited by one of the leading experts in the field, this handbook emphasizes why solid-state issues are important, which approaches should be taken to avoid problems and exploit the opportunities offered by solid state properties in the ...
Rolf Hilfiker, 2006
2
Polymorphism in Molecular Crystals
This book deals with polymorphism - the existence of different solid structures of the same chemical entity (for example graphite and diamond, both composed of carbon) which provide ideal systems for investigating the relationship between ...
Joel Bernstein, 2007
3
Polymorphism in pharmaceutical solids
Fully updated and expanded, this new edition focuses on pharmaceutical aspects of polymorphism and solvatomorphism, while systematically explaining their thermodynamic and structural origins.
H. G. Brittain, 2009
4
Insect life-cycle polymorphism: Theory, Evolution and ...
This book presents current ideas and recent research on insect life--cycle polymorphism in a series of carefully prepared chapters by international experts, covering the full breadth of the subject in order to give an up-to-date view of how ...
H.V. Danks, 1994
5
Human Chromosome Variation: Heteromorphism and Polymorphism: ...
This updated edition features concise background information on chromosome methods and applications, essential information on heteromorphism frequencies in normal and clinical populations as well as new listing and discussions of ...
Herman Edwin Wyandt, Vijay S. Tonk, 2011
6
Lonergan on Philosophic Pluralism: The Polymorphism of ...
Testing the strength of Lonergan's position, he directly engages postmodern thought and comparative philosophy to demonstrate that Lonergan's account of polymorphic consciousness provides a better basis for a positive evaluation of ...
Gerard Walmsley, 2008
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Lipid Polymorphism and Membrane Properties
Studies of these diverse phases and the manner in which they are formed tends to alter the properties of ordinary bilayer membranes. This book examines the structural and biological roles of lipids forming non-lamellar structures.
‎1997
8
Drosophila Inversion Polymorphism
Until now, no single volume has ever been assembled as a summary of this work.
Costas B. Krimbas, Jeffrey R. Powell, 1992
9
The Influence of ECE-1 Gene Polymorphism and Exercise ...
Endothelin-1 (ET-1) is a peptide that mediates blood pressure.
Selasi Attipoe, 2007
10
Thermal Analysis of Pharmaceuticals
previously will raise awareness of some of the possibilities that the technique affords which are not currently routine practice. 3.2 THE DETECTION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF POLYMORPHISM In this section, the specific subject of thermal ...
Duncan Q.M. Craig, Mike Reading, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «POLYMORPHISM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term polymorphism is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Do body mass index trajectories affect the risk of type 2 diabetes? A …
In another study that identified a polymorphism involved in the onset and progression of type 2 diabetes, the KCNJ15 polymorphism was ... «BMC Blogs Network, Jul 15»
2
WaferGen Bio-systems to Announce Second Quarter 2015 Financial …
... molecular biomarkers via microRNA and mRNA gene expression profiling, as well as single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) genotyping. «GlobeNewswire, Jul 15»
3
Controlling polymorphisms using lasers for pharmaceutical synthesis
Active pharmaceutical ingredients that can change their form – a trait known as polymorphism – are highly sought after in drug development. «Phys.Org, Jul 15»
4
miR-146a rs291064 Identified as Risk Factor for Gastric Cancer
Results showed a significant correlation between the genetic polymorphism miR-146a rs291064 and risk of GC under all genetic models (CC ... «Cancer Therapy Advisor, Jul 15»
5
Pre-Market Stocks Highlights: Select Income REIT (NYSE:SIR …
... counting single nucleotide polymorphism genotyping, copy number variations analysis, gene expression analysis, and methylation analysis. «wsnewspublishers, Jul 15»
6
Disrupting Na + ,HCO 3 – -cotransporter NBCn1 (Slc4a7) delays …
This putative association is based on the single-nucleotide polymorphism rs4973768 in the 3' untranslated region of NBCn1 but has not been ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
7
Ginger or inulin could minimize in-feed antibiotic usage in pigs
The scientists said the compositional changes in microflora communities were assessed by terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism ... «FeedNavigator.com, Jul 15»
8
Predicting survival using clinical risk scores and non-HLA …
The additional effect of each individual polymorphism was evaluated using separate Cox regression models. The likelihood ratio test was ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
9
MIRLET7BHG Polymorphisms Associated with Asbestos-related …
The interaction observed between single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) and asbestos exposure correlated to increased lung cancer risk ... «Cancer Therapy Advisor, Jul 15»
10
Restriction Endonucleases Products (REP) Market – Global Industry …
For instance, these enzymes are used as key reagents in processes such as restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP), genomic ... «Medgadget.com, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Polymorphism [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/polymorphism>. Jun 2019 ».
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