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Search Results for: metamorphosis

Metamorphosis

Definition noun, plural: metamorphoses (1) (biology) A change in the form and often habits of an animal after the embryonic... Read More

Incomplete metamorphosis

Definition noun (entomology) A partial metamorphosis in insects in which there is no complete physical change in insects,... Read More

Complete metamorphosis

Definition noun (entomology) A kind of metamorphosis in which insects undergo complete physical change, i.e. developing and... Read More

Hemimetamorphosis

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

Holometaboly

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

Holometabolism

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

Hemimetaboly

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

Hemimetabolism

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

Ametaboly

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

Moth

Moth Definition A moth is a lepidopteran insect. Moths belong to the Order Lepidoptera, together with the butterflies.... Read More

Viscous

Definition adjective Of, pertaining to, or relating to viscosity Supplement The term viscous is a descriptive word used in... Read More

Essential Developmental Biology [ILLUSTRATED]

Essential Developmental Biology [ILLUSTRATED]       ... Read More

Amphibian

A flat-bottomed motor vehicle that can travel on land or water.An airplane designed to take off and land on... Read More

Animal

Animal Definition An animal (plural: animals) refers to any of the eukaryotic multicellular organisms of the biological... Read More

Hexapoda

Hexapoda (Science: zoology) The true, or six-legged, insects; insects other than myriapods and arachnids. The hexapoda have... Read More

Amphibia

Amphibia (Science: zoology) One of the classes of vertebrates. The amphibia are distinguished by having usually no scales,... Read More

Transformation

Definition noun, plural: transformations (1) The act, state or process of changing, such as in form or structure; the... Read More

Chitin

Definition noun plural: chitin chi·tin, ˈkaɪtɪn (1) A polymer of nitrogen-containing polysaccharide (C8H13O5N)n... Read More

Larva

Larva Origin: L. Larva ghost, specter, mask. 1. (Science: zoology) Any young insect from the time that it hatches from the... Read More

Metamorphic

metamorphic 1. Subject to change; changeable; variable. 2. Causing a change of structure. 3. (Science: geology) Pertaining... Read More

Process

Definition noun, plural: processes (general) A naturally occurring or designed sequence of changes of properties or... Read More