1. [syn: variety meat, organs]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Morphon \Mor"phon\, n. [Gr. ?, p. pr. of ? to form.] (Biol.)
A morphological individual, characterized by definiteness of
form, in distinction from bion, a physiological individual.
See Tectology. --Haeckel.
Note: Of morphons there are six orders or categories: 1.
Plastids or elementary organisms. 2. Organs,
homoplastic or heteroplastic. 3. Antimeres (opposite
or symmetrical or homotypic parts). 4. Metameres
(successive or homodynamous parts). 5. Personae
(shoots or buds of plants, individuals in the narrowest
sense among the higher animals). 6. Corms (stocks or
colonies). For orders 2, 3, and 4 the term idorgan has
been recently substituted. See Idorgan.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: edible viscera of a butchered animal [syn: variety meat,