the branch of biology that deals
with the form and structure of animals and plants
the branch of linguistics that deals with word structure and with functional
changes in the forms of words, such as inflection and compounding
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Derived forms morphological (ˌmorphoˈlogical) (ˌmɔrfəˈlɑdʒɪkəl
adjective or ˌmorphoˈlogic