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polymorphous

, polymorphic
1. (of a substance) exhibiting polymorphism
2. (of an animal or plant) displaying or undergoing polymorphism
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Polymorphous Light Eruption (17) is a chronic, idiopathic, acquired or hereditary disorder of skin, characterized by a delayed abnormal response to electromagnetic radiation usually sunlight with a varied morphology of papules, plaques and vesicles on the exposed areas of the skin.
In contrast, polymorphous light eruption tends to be worst in the spring.
I hope there is elegance in the simple distinction between the ideals that distinguish the two cultures: monogamy and polymorphous serial polygamy, or "polyamory" for short.
The Journal of Irreproducible Results, the Journal of Polymorphous Perversity, the "Ig Noble Prizes," and other such examples of scholarly endeavor also illustrate this perception.
The timing of itch onset (late versus early summer) distinguishes brachioradial pruritus from polymorphous light eruption (PMLE).
This strongly acted, gorgeously shot feature covers that territory, as well as the beginnings of the twin lives dos Santos lived for 30-some years afterward: repeated prison stints (at least one of which was for murder), interspersed with triumphant performances as one of that famously polymorphous culture's most celebrated drag queens.
The sensation of voice is part of the totalized suspended eros of childhood--what Freud referred to as the polymorphous perverse world of childhood, upon whose delights we slam the door as adults.
In a brilliant exegesis of Therese philosophe, Catherine Cusset analyses the polymorphous relationship between eighteenth-century pornography and Enlightenment philosophy.
Not far beneath this book's extraordinarily sophisticated surface lurks a romanticism reminiscent of the 1960s, celebrating the polymorphous perverse and imaging that making love--really making love--might put a terminus to making war.
In Part II--"Social Practice"--we follow the rise of a fickle, polymorphous segregated/non-segregated commercial world in fast-growing Richmond town.
A well-known fiction writer, painter, essayist, anthologist, and lexicographer, Major has been viewed by critics as a polymorphous writer who has been iconoclast, black esthetician, modernist, surrealist, postmodernist, and deconstructionist.
He analyses The Merchant of Venice and other plays very effectively, perceiving Antonio, for example, in The Merchant as a homophobic homosexual (an interesting twist) while suggesting that Shakespearean comedy, "can hover on the brink of polymorphous perversity".

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