HyperDic: metabolous

English > 1 sense of the word metabolous:
ADJECTIVEallmetabolous, metabolicundergoing metamorphosis
English > metabolous: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningUndergoing metamorphosis.
Categoryzoology, zoological scienceThe branch of biology that studies animals
Oppositeametabolic, ametabolousUndergoing slight or no metamorphosis
Nounsmetabolismthe marked and rapid transformation of a larva into an adult that occurs in some animals

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