Formed (?), a.

1. Astron.

Arranged, as stars in a constellation; as, formed stars.

[R.]

2. Biol.

Having structure; capable of growth and development; organized; as, the formed or organized ferments. See Ferment, n.

Formed material Biol., a term employed by Beale to denote the lifeless matter of a cell, that which is physiologically dead, in distinction from the truly germinal or living matter.

 

© Webster 1913.

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