Metabolia
Metabola Me*tab"o*la, Metabolia Met`a*bo"li*a, n. pl. [NL. See 1st {Metabola}.] (Zo["o]l.) A comprehensive group of insects, including those that undegro a metamorphosis. [1913 Webster]

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  • Metabola — Me*tab o*la, Metabolia Met a*bo li*a, n. pl. [NL. See 1st {Metabola}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A comprehensive group of insects, including those that undegro a metamorphosis. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Metabolie — Me|ta|bo|lie die; , ...ien <aus gr. metabole̅, metabolía »Veränderung«>: 1. Formveränderung bei Einzellern (Biol.). 2. Gestaltveränderung bei Insekten während der Embryonalentwicklung; vgl. ↑Metamorphose (2; Biol.); vgl. ↑Holometabolie u. ↑ …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • metaboly — lē noun ( es) Etymology: Greek metabolē, metabolia change, from metaballein to change : metamorphosis …   Useful english dictionary

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