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1530s, "change of form or shape," especially by witchcraft, from Latin metamorphosis, from Greek metamorphosis "a transforming, a transformation," from metamorphoun "to transf [..]
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complete change in form and structure from one part of the life cycle to the next, such as caterpillar to pupa, and pupa to butterfly.
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The change in form that takes place as insects grow from immatures to adults.
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(met-uh-mor-fuh-sis) [Gk. metamorphoun, to transform] The resurgence of development in an animal larva that transforms it into a sexually mature adult.
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development or transformation of an organism; involves significant changes in physical form (e.g. growth and differentiation) (M. sexta Wax Model)
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n. A process of developmental change whereby a larva reaches adulthood only after a drastic change in morphology; occurs in most amphibians and insects, for some insects, this change may include another stage (pupa) before the adult stage; metamorphose- v.
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Physical transformation undergone by some animals from one life stage to the next
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a marked or abrupt change in form or structure; the term refers to an insect’s stages of development
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a profound change in form from one life stage to the next e.g. a tadpole developing into a frog.
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The process by which an insect develops. See complete metamorphosis, simple metamorphosis.
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n. A passing from one form or shape into another.
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the process of development of an organism that involves distinct stages with an abrupt change between them. Read more on: Metamorphosis
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is the change from one developmental stage to the next developmental stage, otherwise known as sexual metamorphosis.
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Process of change from larval to adult form.
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A change of form, especially the conversion of a larval form to an adult form.
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the changing of an organism from birth to adulthood with specific stages and cell types
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(n) the marked and rapid transformation of a larva into an adult that occurs in some animals(n) a striking change in appearance or character or circumstances(n) a complete change of physical form o [..]
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the process of transformation from an immature form to an adult form.
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A large change in the shape or structure of an animal that happens as the animal grows. In insects, "incomplete metamorphosis" is when young animals are similar to adults and change graduall [..]
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Major developmental change as the larva develops into an immature adult
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N F metamorphosis| transformation; (pl.) a poem by Ovid
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The changes in shape and abilities that certain animals go through as they grow from young animals to adults. Caterpillars become butterflies through metamorphosis.
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A period of transformation from larval to adult form. Metate A stone trough used to grind food, usually corn (maze). The food is placed in a wide groove in the stone and crushed by the forward and backward motion of a handheld stone mano.
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Profound physical changes during maturation of living organisms from the immature Forms to the Adult Forms, such as from TADPOLES to frogs; caterpillars to Butterflies.
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Profound physical changes during maturation of living organisms from the immature forms to the adult forms, such as from TADPOLES to frogs; CATERPILLARS to BUTTERFLIES.
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The change from a larval state to an adult state.
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the physical transformation an insect undergoes during successive stages of development.
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The change of stage in the life of a butterfly.
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change in the body form larval stage to adult
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process of changing from larva to adult; happens within larval exoskeleton
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 (noun) - the marked changes in appearance and habit that occur during development, from the growing stage(s) to the mature, adult stage. Butterflies undergo "complete metamorphosis" and th [..]
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The complete change in body shape when certain animals move from being young animals into adults. Metatarsal The metatarsal is one of a set of bones found in the back of the leg in all vertebrates wi [..]
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A complete change in appearance.
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The post-embryonic developmental process; the post-embryonic development required before attaining the imaginal or sexually mature stage.
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The "cycle of change." Some animals go through metamorphosis, or stages of a life cycle. With insects, most usually go through a four stage cycle (1 = egg, 2 = larva, 3 = pupa, 4 = adult). T [..]
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(plural metamorphoses)   Name given to the changes that take place during the insect's life as it turns from an immature form to an adult. The stag beetle's larva changes to an adult beetle [..]
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(met-uh-MOR-fuh-sis): series of developmental stages through which insects become adults – a butterfly is transformed from an egg, to a larva/caterpillar, to a pupa, to a butterfly. There are two ty [..]
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in insects, a process by which an insect changes from one stage and/or form to another.  See also holometabolous
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change in developmental stages (Example: larva to pupa to adult)
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The transformation of a caterpillar into a chrysalis, and the development of the adult butterfly within the chrysalis.
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the transformation of an insect during its life cycle. Butterflies undergo ‘complete’ metamorphosis, as averse to incomplete metamorphosis which is where the young develop gradually, appearing sim [..]
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a change in body form during development of an insect (Bio Control Glossary)
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When a Butterfly (or any insect) has a change in lifestage and changes from a ova to a larva, larva to a pupa or pupa to a imago.
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the transformation process from a pupa to an insect.
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The process by which an insect develops. See complete metamorphosis, simple metamorphosis.
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An extreme change occurring between the stages of life, such as from a tadpole to a frog, or from a caterpillar to a butterfly.
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Several stages of development of an insect changing into an adult form.
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A transformation, such as that of magic or by sorcery A noticeable change in character, appearance, function or condition. (biology) A change in the form and often habits of an animal after the [..]
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a striking change in appearance, form, or substance.
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The processes in which an organism changes from one form to another, like an insect does
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a complete or marked change of physical form, structure, or substance.
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