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hemimetabola


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hemimetabola  \Hem`i*me*tab"o*la\,  n.  pl  [NL.  See  {Hemi-},  and 
  {Metabola}.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  Those  insects  which  have  an  incomplete  metamorphosis. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Hemimetabola 
  n  :  subclass  of  insects  characterized  by  gradual  and  usually 
  incomplete  metamorphosis  [syn:  {Exopterygota},  {subclass 
  Exopterygota},  {Hemimetabola}] 




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