Term: allele abbreviation (shortened form) of, allelomorph
Origin: Anc Greek
άλλος/αλλος (=other) > αλληλίζω /alilizo (=be with others)
μορφή/morphe(=form, shape) > μορφάω/morphao(=represent, appear)>
Μορφέας/Morpheus(=the god of dreams who was appeared in dreams in many forms)
Allelomorph literally means "alternative form"; ...
By British geneticist Wiliam Bateson (1861-01926)
Allelomorphs are alternative forms of a gene occupying the same locus on a chromosome.