Meaning of amorphic in English:

amorphic

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adjective

  • 1Mineralogy Chemistry
    Of a solid substance: not exhibiting a crystalline structure, non-crystalline.

  • 2Genetics
    Of a mutant allele: that is inactive and fails to produce a detectable product compared with the wild-type allele. Of a mutation: causing a complete loss of gene activity.

Pronunciation

amorphic

/əˈmɔːfɪk/ /eɪˈmɔːfɪk/

Origin

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From a- + -morphic.