hypermorph etymology

English word hypermorph comes from English hyper-, English -morph (Morpheme. Shape, form, structure.)

Detailed word origin of hypermorph

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
hyper- English (eng) Excessive. Existing in more than three spatial dimensions. Linked non-sequentially. Over, above or beyond.
-morph English (eng) Morpheme. Shape, form, structure.
hypermorph English (eng) (genetics) a gain of function mutation that causes an increase in otherwise normal gene function.

Words with the same origin as hypermorph

Descendants of hyper-
hyperactive hyperalphalipoproteinemia hyperbaric hyperdrive hyperestrogenic hypergranularity hyperinstrument hyperinvasive hyperkähler hyperlacticemia hyperlipidaemia hypermeter hypermiling hyperoperator hyperrational hypersensitive hypersensitivity hypersleep hyperspace hyperspeed hypersynchronous hypertension hypertoxic hypertriacylglycerolemia hyperventilate
Descendants of -morph
allomorphic allotriomorph amorph dimorph ectomorphic endomorph endomorphic gynomorph homoeomorphous ichthyomorph karyomorph nematomorph neomorph olenimorph perimorph polymorph polymorphic protomorph pseudomorph pseudomorphic rhizomorph trimorph xenomorphous xeromorph