Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun morphology

4 senses of morphology

Sense 1
morphology -- (the branch of biology that deals with the structure of animals and plants)
       => biology, biological science -- (the science that studies living organisms)

Sense 2
morphology -- (studies of the rules for forming admissible words)
       => grammar -- (the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics))

Sense 3
morphology, sound structure, syllable structure, word structure -- (the admissible arrangement of sounds in words)
       => structure -- (the complex composition of knowledge as elements and their combinations; "his lectures have no structure")

Sense 4
morphology, geomorphology -- (the branch of geology that studies the characteristics and configuration and evolution of rocks and land forms)
       => geophysics, geophysical science -- (geology that uses physical principles to study properties of the earth)

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