HyperDic: hemimetabolism

English > 1 sense of the word hemimetabolism:
NOUNprocesshemimetabolism, hemimetamorphosis, hemimetabolyincomplete or partial metamorphosis in insects
English > hemimetabolism: 1 sense > noun 1, process
Meaningincomplete or partial metamorphosis in insects.
Synonymshemimetamorphosis, hemimetaboly
Broadermetamorphosis, metabolismThe marked and rapid transformation of a larva into an adult that occurs in some animals
Spanishhemimetabolismo, hemimetamorphosis
Catalanhemimetabolisme, hemimetamorphosis
Adjectiveshemimetabolous, hemimetabolic(of an insect with aquatic young) undergoing incomplete metamorphosis in which the young does not resemble the adult

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