Significado de neomorph en en inglés


Pronunciación /ˈnɪə(ʊ)mɔːf/


  • 1Biología
    An anatomical structure or feature that has arisen during phylogeny as a new development, rather than by derivation from earlier features; a structure that does not have a homologue in earlier forms.

  • 2Genetics
    A mutant allele that produces an effect qualitatively different from that of the wild-type allele.


Late 19th century. From neo- + -morph.