Of definite form and shape; a term applied in the past to the parietal cells of the gastric glands. [G. delos, manifest, + morphe, form]

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de·lo·mor·phous .dē-lō-'mȯr-fəs or de·lo·mor·phic -fik adj having a definite or fixed form <the parietal cells of the cardiac glands are \delomorphous>

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de·lo·mor·phous (del″o-morґfəs) [Gr. dēlos evident + morph- + -ous] having definitely formed and well-defined limits, as a cell or tissue.

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