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anamorphism


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anamorphism  \An`a*mor"phism\,  n.  [Gr.  ?  again  +  ?  form.] 
  1.  A  distorted  image. 
 
  2.  (Biol.)  A  gradual  progression  from  one  type  to  another, 
  generally  ascending.  --Huxley. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  anamorphism 
  n  :  occurs  deep  under  the  earth's  surface;  changes  simple 
  minerals  into  complex  minerals  [ant:  {katamorphism}] 




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