HyperDic: hemimetabolic

English > 1 sense of the word hemimetabolic:
ADJECTIVEallhemimetabolic, hemimetabolous, hemimetamorphous, hemimetamorphic(of an insect with aquatic young) undergoing incomplete metamorphosis in which the young does not resemble the adult
English > hemimetabolic: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaning(of an insect with aquatic young) undergoing incomplete metamorphosis in which the young does not resemble the adult.
Synonymshemimetabolous, hemimetamorphous, hemimetamorphic
BroadermetamorphicCharacterized by metamorphosis or change in physical form or substance
Spanishhemimetábolo
Nounshemimetabolism, hemimetabolyincomplete or partial metamorphosis in insects

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