Morphosis

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Morphosis (Biol) The order or mode of development of an organ or part.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n morphosis Morphogenesis; the order or mode of formation of any organ or organism.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Morphosis morphogenesis
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. mo`rfwsis form, fr. morfh` form
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. morphē, form.

Usage

In literature:

It would be morphosis, not poiaesis.
"Biographia Literaria" by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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In news:

Model-Morphosis Anne V at the 'Black Tie, Smokey Eye' Ball.
Morphosis builds 'floating' house for Brad Pitt's Make It Right New Orleans foundation.
Thom Mayne, with his firm Morphosis Architects, and UCLA graduate students complete first permitted floating home in the United States.
Morphosis designed Cooper Union's new academic building.
Recent Thom Mayne projects for Morphosis.
San Francisco Federal Building, by Morphosis Architects.
Art consultant-advocate Merry Norris has collaborated with some of the biggest firms based in Los Angeles, Gehry Partners and Morphosis to name just two.
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