Definition of allelomorph in English:

allelomorph

Pronunciation: /əˌlēləˈmôrf//əˌlel-/

noun

  • another term for allele
    • ‘‘Heterozygous’ means having two different allelomorphs in the two corresponding loci of a pair of chromosomes.’
    • ‘Most of our discussions center around a simple case in which the loci are modeled as diploid with two possible allelomorphs.’
    • ‘We do not know at the moment what processes are primarily affected by the allelomorphs.’

Origin

Early 20th century: from Greek allēl- one another + morphē form.

Pronunciation:

allelomorph

/əˌlēləˈmôrf//əˌlel-/