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- n. A kind of complete metamorphosis in which the different larval instars represent two or more different forms of larva.
- n. An excessive visual exploration of environment
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of metamorphosis, in certain insects, in which the larva itself undergoes remarkable changes of form and structure during its growth.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In entomology, complete metamorphosis; radical transformation; change from one form to a very different one. See hypermetamorphism.
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