HyperDic: hemimetaboly

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

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