Morphologist

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Morphologist (Biol) One who is versed in the science of morphology.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n morphologist One who is versed in morphology; a student of morphology.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Morphologist one who is versed in, or who writes upon, morphology
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. morphē, form.

Usage

In literature:

These would be described by modern morphologists as lower, not upper, sepals, etc.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II" by Charles Darwin
The apparently diverging teachings of the Teleologist and of the Morphologist are reconciled by the Darwinian hypothesis.
"Lectures and Essays" by T.H. Huxley
The morphologist describes, classifies, generalises; he does not seek for causes.
"Form and Function" by E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
This question has been asked, and answered in the affirmative, by many morphologists, but not by any means by all.
"Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata" by H. G. Wells
Oken (Lorenz), German morphologist and philosopher, b. Offenburg, 2 Aug. 1779.
"A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations" by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
Nevertheless, I cannot see that the eager young morphologists who are succeeding us have so very much to teach us after all.
"The Tower of Oblivion" by Oliver Onions
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In science:

Expert morphologists are able to classify galaxies in morphological types with a reproducibility in the range 50 to 80 % (Andreon & Davoust 1996) when galaxies are classified in three types.
The morphological segregation of galaxies in clusters. III. The distant cluster Cl0939+4713 (Abell 851)
The reproducibility is obviously lower when each morphologist uses his personal definitions for the types.
The morphological segregation of galaxies in clusters. III. The distant cluster Cl0939+4713 (Abell 851)
Casertano et al. 1995, Glazebrook et al. 1995, Driver, Windhorst & Griffits 1995), but not all (Dressler et al. 1994a,b, Abraham et al. 1996, van den Bergh et al. 1996) use definitions for the types which are not identical to those used by morphologists for nearby galaxies.
The morphological segregation of galaxies in clusters. III. The distant cluster Cl0939+4713 (Abell 851)
DOGB and us is that the images used by morphologists to classify galaxies in nearby rich clusters generally have a lower resolution than that necessary for a well controlled comparison, as explained in Sect. 3.1.
The morphological segregation of galaxies in clusters. III. The distant cluster Cl0939+4713 (Abell 851)
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