HyperDic: heterometabolic

English > 1 sense of the word heterometabolic:
ADJECTIVEallheterometabolic, heterometabolous(of an insect) undergoing incomplete metamorphosis in which the nymph is essentially like the adult and there is no pupal stage / stage
English > heterometabolic: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaning(of an insect) undergoing incomplete metamorphosis in which the nymph is essentially like the adult and there is no pupal stage / stage.
Synonymheterometabolous
BroadermetamorphicCharacterized by metamorphosis or change in physical form or substance
Spanishheterometábolo
Nounsheterometabolism, heterometabolydevelopment of insects with incomplete metamorphosis in which no pupal stage / stage precedes maturity

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