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Pronunciation: an′ă-mōr-fō′sis


  1. In phylogeny, a progressive series of changes in the evolution of a group of animals or plants.
  2. In optics, the process of correcting a distorted image with a curved mirror.

[G. ana, up, + morphē, form]

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