allo-, all-

(Greek: different, other, another; divergence; a combining form denoting a condition differing from the normal or a reversal, or referring to "another")

1. Any of two or more different forms of the same chemical compound.
2. In linguistics, one of the alternate contextually determined phonological shapes of a morpheme; such as, en in oxen, which is an allomorph of the English plural morpheme.
Showing, or characterizing, allomorphism.
1. A change in form without a change in chemical constitution.
2. The property of certain chemical substances of occurring in different crystalline; forms; for example, calcium carbonate exists as calcite and as aragonite.
3. The property possessed by certain substances of assuming a different crystalline form while remaining unchanged in chemical constitution.
4. A variant phonological representation of a morpheme; such as, the final sounds of "bets" and "beds"; as well as, "horses" and "oxen" are allomorphs of the English plural morpheme.
allomorphosis (s), allomorphoses (pl)
1. Allometric variation in a series of genetically different but related organisms; such as, variation in relation of jaw length to skull length of the adult in a series of breeds of dogs. 2. Evolution with a rapid increase of specialization characterized by the rapid developlment or growth of one anatomical feature or organ in relation to the entire organism..
allomother, allomaternal
A female animal showing maternal, or motherly, behavior toward young that are not her own.
Controlled by external stimulation.
allonym (s) (noun), allonyms (pl)
1. The name of another person, especially that of a significant historical figure, which is assumed by a writer.
2. A book bearing the name of someone other than its author.
allonymous (adjective)
Pertaining to a publication that is indicated is the name of a writer other than the author: The article in the newspaper was presented with an allonymous identification instead of the actual writer.
allonymously (adverb), more allonymously, most allonymously
A reference to someone who uses a name that belongs to another person: There are some writers who prefer to use an allonymously produced name of an historical person in order to attract more readers.
An organism parasitic on an unrelated host organism.
An animal showing parental behavior toward young that are not its own.
Relating to or being a male alloparent.
A practitioner of allopathy; that is, a physician who uses allopathy as a method of treating diseases; such as, someone who intervenes actively through medication, surgery, and so on.
Of or relating to allopathy.
allopathic physician

Inter-related cross references, directly or indirectly, involving word units meaning "another, other, different, alternating, varied, changing": ali-; alter-; allelo-; hetero-; mut-; poikilo-; reciproc-; vari-.