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Search Results for: -ism

-ism

-ism (Science: suffix) a suffix indicating an act, a process, the result of an act or a process, a state; also, a... Read More

Holometabolism

Definition noun (entomology) (1) A complete metamorphosis in insects. (2) Complete physical changes in insects, i.e.... Read More

Ametabolism

Definition noun (entomology) A type of growth or life cycle in insects in which there is slight or no metamorphosis, only a... Read More

Polymorphism

Polymorphism Definition The occurrence of two or more different forms or morphs in the population of a species is referred... Read More

Mosaicism

Definition noun A condition wherein two or more cell populations with different genotypes exist in an organism, derived from... Read More

Hemimetabolism

Definition noun (entomology) (1) An incomplete metamorphosis in insects. (2) Incomplete or partial physical changes in... Read More

Environmentalism

Definition noun A broad philosophy and social movement that is chiefly concerned with the prevention and conservation of the... Read More

Pleomorphism

Definition noun (1) The occurrence of two or more structural forms in the life cycle of certain organisms, especially of... Read More