Definition of allelomorphic in US English:

allelomorphic

adjective

  • See allelomorph

    • ‘It was 25 years before these groups were shown to be inherited as Mendelian characters by means of three allelomorphic genes A, B and O and were, in fact, entities of one blood group system.’
    • ‘The whole explanation fails unless some added agency be devised to take over the duty which the specific allelomorphic forces abandon after the occurrence of crossing over.’
    • ‘By this we mean that a certain total number of distinctive genes or allelomorphic factors constitute the complexity of the many kinds of plants and animals.’
    • ‘The conception of Species, however we may formulate it, can hardly be supposed to attach to allelomorphic or analytical varieties.’
    • ‘The allelomorphic classes shown at all loci from these samples were used as standards of comparison for the rest of the material.’

Pronunciation

allelomorphic

/-ˈmôrfik/