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hemimetabolic


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hemimetabolic  \Hem`i*met`a*bol"ic\,  a.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  Having  an  incomplete  metamorphosis,  the  larv[ae]  differing 
  from  the  adults  chiefly  in  laking  wings,  as  in  the 
  grasshoppers  and  cockroaches. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hemimetabolic 
  adj  :  (of  an  insect  with  aquatic  young)  undergoing  incomplete 
  metamorphosis  in  which  the  young  does  not  resemble  the 
  adult  [syn:  {hemimetabolous},  {hemimetamorphous},  {hemimetamorphic}] 




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