HyperDic: heterometabolous

English > 1 sense of the word heterometabolous:
ADJECTIVEallheterometabolous, heterometabolic(of an insect) undergoing incomplete metamorphosis in which the nymph is essentially like the adult and there is no pupal stage / stage
English > heterometabolous: 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.
Synonymheterometabolic
BroadermetamorphicCharacterized by metamorphosis or change in physical form or substance
Spanishheterometábolo

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