morphic

morphic
morphic (adj.) 1826, from Gk. morphe "form, shape" (see MORPHEUS (Cf. Morpheus)) + -IC (Cf. -ic).

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  • Morphic — can refer to: Morphic field, a biological hypothesis Morphic (software) Morphism, a mathematical term This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal l …   Wikipedia

  • -morphic — [môr′fik] [< Gr morphē, form + IC] combining form forming adjectives having a (specified) form or shape [idiomorphic] …   English World dictionary

  • -morphic — |mȯrfik, |mȯ(ə)f , fēk adjective combining form Etymology: probably from French morphique, from Greek morphē form + French ique ic more at form : having (such) a form dolichomorphic * * * var. of morphous: anthropomorphic. [ MORPH + IC] * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Morphic field — is a term introduced by British biologist Rupert Sheldrake, the major proponent of this concept, through his Hypothesis of Formative Causation in the early 1980s. It is described as consisting of patterns that govern the development of forms,… …   Wikipedia

  • Morphic (software) — The name Morphic was taken from the Greek word morph , its morphs taking on the role of forms , the basic graphical building blocks in earlier Self systems and in Smalltalk MVC. Morphic is a direct manipulation user interface (UI) construction… …   Wikipedia

  • -morphic — adjective combining form Etymology: probably from French morphique, from Greek morphē having (such) a form < endomorphic > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • -morphic — var. of morphous: anthropomorphic. [ MORPH + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • morphic — adjective a) Of or pertaining to shape or form; morphological b) Of or pertaining to morphs …   Wiktionary

  • -morphic — mor·phic …   English syllables

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