amorph etymology

English word amorph comes from English a-, English -morph (Morpheme. Shape, form, structure.)

Detailed word origin of amorph

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
a- English (eng) (no longer productive) Away from. [First attested from around 1150 to 1350.] (no longer productive) forming words with the sense of wholly, or utterly out[First attested from around 1150 to 1350.] (no longer productive) Of, from. [First attested prior to 1150.] Not, without, opposite of. (no longer productive) Towards; Used to indicate direction, reduction to, increase to, change into, or [...]
-morph English (eng) Morpheme. Shape, form, structure.
amorph English (eng) (genetics) a mutation that causes a complete loss of gene function.. (genetics) a null mutation.

Words with the same origin as amorph

Descendants of a-
abe ace adrift afar afloat ahold amelia arouse ashore aside asleep
Descendants of -morph
allomorphic allotriomorph dimorph ectomorphic endomorph endomorphic gynomorph homoeomorphous hypermorph ichthyomorph karyomorph nematomorph neomorph olenimorph perimorph polymorph polymorphic protomorph pseudomorph pseudomorphic rhizomorph trimorph xenomorphous xeromorph