- Change of shape in cells resulting from mechanical causes, such as flattening from pressure, or to progressive metaplasia, such as the change of bile duct cells into liver cells.
- The state of being similar in chemical composition but different in form (especially crystalline).
[allo- + G. morphē, form]
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