Anamorphism
Anamorphism An`a*mor"phism, n. [Gr. ? again + morfh` form.] 1. A distorted image. [1913 Webster]

2. (Biol.) A gradual progression from one type to another, generally ascending. --Huxley. [1913 Webster]


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