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Life form   /laɪf fɔrm/   Listen
Life form

The characteristic bodily form of a mature organism.

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"Life form" Quotes from Famous Books

... distresses of life form another class of excitements, which seem to be necessary, by a peculiar train of impressions, to soften and humanize the heart, to awaken social sympathy, to generate all the Christian virtues, and to afford scope for the ample exertion of benevolence. The ...
— An Essay on the Principle of Population • Thomas Malthus

... the unstable materials and neutralized them, but the other was that their droppings, when mixed into the water supply, also gave all that consumed them a greater tolerance for nuclear material. It was almost ironic that their whole way of life was dependent on the feces of another life form, but I will refrain from turning it ...
— The Revolutions of Time • Jonathan Dunn

Words linked to "Life form" :   physical structure, organic structure, body

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