Definition of pleomorphous in English:

pleomorphous

adjective

Biology Mineralogy Medicine
  • Exhibiting pleomorphism.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in James Dana (1813–1895), geologist, zoologist, and teacher. From pleo- + -morphous, after pleomorphism. With the biological use compare German pleomorph.

Pronunciation

pleomorphous

/ˌplɪə(ʊ)ˈmɔːfəs/