|1.||[ adjective ] (biology) relating to the occurrence of more than one kind of individual (independent of sexual differences) in an interbreeding population|
"a polymorphic species"
|Related terms:||biology polymorphism polymorphism|
|2.||[ adjective ] (chemistry) relating to the crystallization of a compound in two or more different forms|
|Related terms:||chemistry polymorphism polymorphism|
|3.||[ adjective ] having or occurring in several distinct forms|
"man is both polymorpphic and polytypic" "a polymorphous god"