The field of study dealing with the general structure of organisms and their features, including size and shape.

Alternative labels

word studies
the study of words

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Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Morphology is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Hydrographic surveying technician: Hydrographic surveying technicians perform oceanographic and surveying operations in marine environments. They assist hydrographic surveyors, using specialised equipment to map and study underwater topography and morphology of bodies of water. They assist in the installation and deployment of hydrographic and surveying equipment and report about their work.

Optional knowledge

Morphology is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




  1. Morphology – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022