Definition of morphallactic in English:


Pronunciation /-ˈlaktik/



See morphallaxis

‘Thus, the first key step in this morphallactic regeneration, when the head region is removed, is the specification of a new head region at the cut surface.’
  • ‘Following this, morphallactic regeneration occurs within the body segments adjacent to the new head.’
  • ‘In Hydra, regeneration is morphallactic since cell division is unnecessary and a complete Hydra can be regenerated from a piece of the body column.’