Usage examples for morphology

  1. But in all this work it was the morphology of the creatures that interested him, and the light which their structure threw upon the structure of each other and of their nearest allies. – Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work by P. Chalmers Mitchell
  2. An Introduction to the Systematic Zoology and Morphology of Vertebrate Animals. – Roumania Past and Present by James Samuelson
  3. The word anatomy, however, is usually employed instead of morphology. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  4. This goes further than science, which includes mathematics; not only are there thousands of schools for engineers, but the universities are developing on morphology, psychology, applied philosophy, history, law, constitutional practice, etc. – A Novelist on Novels by W. L. George
  5. In fact, on the contrary, the attachment of the dorsal fin is continued forward where it is required for its mechanical function, regardless entirely of the morphology of the head. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  6. 255- 356, plates 1- 38. December, 1916 1. 00 Vol. 16. 1. An Outline of the Morphology and Life History of Crithidia leptocoridis, sp, nov. – The Subspecies of the Mountain Chickadee Vol. 17, No. 17, pp. 505-515 by Joseph Grinnell
  7. The close resemblances in size and morphology between the M1- 2 of Princeton no. – Records of the Fossil Mammal Sinclairella, Family Apatemyidae, From the Chadronian and Orellan by William A. Clemens
  8. A friend who possessed extensive botanical knowledge, once remarked to me that, had I known as much about the details of plant- structure as botanists do, I never should have reached those generalisations concerning plant- morphology which I had reached. – Herbert Spencer by J. Arthur Thomson
  9. A better illustration of the way in which organs adapt themselves to their conditions, and of the meaning of morphology, could hardly be found. – Outlines of Lessons in Botany, Part I; From Seed to Leaf by Jane H. Newell
  10. Twice a week Karl Schimper lectures to us on the morphology of plants; a very interesting course on a subject but little known. – Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence by Louis Agassiz
  11. After that- morphology, or some other of your light topics. – The Crown of Life by George Gissing
  12. Vertebrate Zoology - mainly a course in comparative morphology, which gives no field knowledge of California vertebrates, the most essential thing for the high school teacher. – Adequate Preparation for the Teacher of Biological Sciences in Secondary Schools by James Daley McDonald
  13. Brain morphology had given him fame, honor, and worldly emoluments. – Craftsmanship in Teaching by William Chandler Bagley
  14. On the contrary, every beginner in the study of animal morphology is aware that the organisation of a bat, of a bird, or of a pterodactyle presupposes that of a terrestrial quadruped; and that it is intelligible only as an extreme modification of the organisation of a terrestrial mammal or reptile. – The Interpreters of Genesis and the Interpreters of Nature Essay #4 from "Science and Hebrew Tradition" by Thomas Henry Huxley
  15. For my part I have, with all respect for the distinguished Darwinian, contested the theory from the first, because its whole foundation seems to me erroneous, and its deductions do not seem to be in accord with the main facts of comparative morphology and physiology. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  16. We are dealing with a question of morphology rather than of physiology. – Natural Law in the Spiritual World by Henry Drummond
  17. I mean, that the source of pleasure is exactly the same as in most of my problems in morphology- that you have the theme in one of the old master's works followed out in all its endless variations, always appearing and always reminding you of unity in variety. – Autobiography and Selected Essays by Thomas Henry Huxley
  18. Morphology of the Lepidoptera. – The Life-Story of Insects by Geo. H. Carpenter