| Definition - The branch of morphology that studies inflections.
1. As opposed to lexical morphology, which studies word formation.
Example Usages -
1. “Languages may or may not have derivational morphology (to make words from other words, e.g. run > runner), or inflectional morphology for an obligatory set of syntactically consequential choices (e.g. plural the girls are vs. singular the girl is).”
(Source: The Myth of Language Universals: Language diversity and its importance for cognitive science (Nicholas Evans & Stephen Levinson) )