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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Morfología

Morphology (mor-FAH-loh-jee)
The science of the form and structure of organisms (plants, animals, and other forms of life).

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.