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Biomorph may refer to:
  • A shape resembling that of a living organism
    Organism
    In biology, an organism is any contiguous living system . In at least some form, all organisms are capable of response to stimuli, reproduction, growth and development, and maintenance of homoeostasis as a stable whole.An organism may either be unicellular or, as in the case of humans, comprise...

     (such as bacteria
    Bacteria
    Bacteria are a large domain of prokaryotic microorganisms. Typically a few micrometres in length, bacteria have a wide range of shapes, ranging from spheres to rods and spirals...

    ), though not necessarily of biotic origin
  • One of the virtual creatures in a computer simulation described by Richard Dawkins in his book The Blind Watchmaker
    The Blind Watchmaker
    The Blind Watchmaker: Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe without Design is a 1986 book by Richard Dawkins in which he presents an explanation of, and argument for, the theory of evolution by means of natural selection. He also presents arguments to refute certain criticisms made on...

  • In biomorphism
    Biomorphism
    Biomorphism is an art movement that began in the 20th century. It patterns artistic design elements on naturally occurring patterns or shapes reminiscent of nature. Taken to its extreme it attempts to force naturally occurring shapes onto functional devices, often with mixed results.-History:The...

    , shapes that derive their form from nature as with contemporary architecture art
  • One of the organic creatures in the art of surrealist painters such as Salvador Dali
    Salvador Dalí
    Salvador Domènec Felip Jacint Dalí i Domènech, Marquis de Púbol , commonly known as Salvador Dalí , was a prominent Spanish Catalan surrealist painter born in Figueres,Spain....

     or Yves Tanguy
    Yves Tanguy
    Raymond Georges Yves Tanguy , known as Yves Tanguy, was a French surrealist painter.-Biography:Tanguy was born in Paris, France, the son of a retired navy captain. His parents were both of Breton origin...

  • In Biomorphic robotics
    Biomorphic robotics
    For the art movement, see biomorphism.Biomorphic robotics is a sub-discipline of robotics focused upon emulating the mechanics, sensor systems, computing structures and methodologies used by animals. In short, it is building robots inspired by the principles of biological systems.One of the most...

    , a robot inspired by or emulating the principles of biological systems
  • One of the mysterious alien creatures in the book Империя Превыше Всего (Empire Above All) by Nick Perumov
    Nick Perumov
    Nick Perumov is the pen name of Nikolay Daniilovich Perumov , a Russian fantasy and science fiction writer.- Biography :Perumov was born November 21, 1963 in Leningrad, USSR. He began writing short stories since he was a teenager, and after reading The Lord of the Rings in the early 1980s, he...

  • Various fractals, which are computer generated graphics from mathematical chaos modelisation
  • Description of a hidden world, Bios
    Bios
    Bios or BIOS may refer to:*English transliteration of the ancient Greek term for life, , giving rise to the common prefix bio-, as in biology*BIOS, the Basic Input/Output System firmware of an IBM PC-compatible computer...

    , through unusual graphic representation to synthesize nature, Cosmos
    Cosmos
    In the general sense, a cosmos is an orderly or harmonious system. It originates from the Greek term κόσμος , meaning "order" or "ornament" and is antithetical to the concept of chaos. Today, the word is generally used as a synonym of the word Universe . The word cosmos originates from the same root...