Meaning of allelomorph in English:


Pronunciation /əˈliːlə(ʊ)mɔːf/


another term for allele
‘Most of our discussions center around a simple case in which the loci are modeled as diploid with two possible allelomorphs.’
  • ‘‘Heterozygous’ means having two different allelomorphs in the two corresponding loci of a pair of chromosomes.’
  • ‘We do not know at the moment what processes are primarily affected by the allelomorphs.’


Early 20th century from Greek allēl- ‘one another’ + morphē ‘form’.