Hemimetabolic
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. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Hemimetabolīc — Hemimetabolīc, unvollkommene Verwandlung der Insekten (s. d.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • hemimetabolic — adjective (of an insect with aquatic young) undergoing incomplete metamorphosis in which the young does not resemble the adult • Syn: ↑hemimetabolous, ↑hemimetamorphous, ↑hemimetamorphic • Similar to: ↑metamorphic • Derivationally related forms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hemimetabolic — hemi·metabolic …   English syllables

  • hemimetabolous — adjective (of an insect with aquatic young) undergoing incomplete metamorphosis in which the young does not resemble the adult • Syn: ↑hemimetabolic, ↑hemimetamorphous, ↑hemimetamorphic • Similar to: ↑metamorphic • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hemimetamorphic — adjective (of an insect with aquatic young) undergoing incomplete metamorphosis in which the young does not resemble the adult • Syn: ↑hemimetabolous, ↑hemimetabolic, ↑hemimetamorphous • Similar to: ↑metamorphic • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hemimetamorphous — adjective (of an insect with aquatic young) undergoing incomplete metamorphosis in which the young does not resemble the adult • Syn: ↑hemimetabolous, ↑hemimetabolic, ↑hemimetamorphic • Similar to: ↑metamorphic • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hemimetabolism — noun incomplete or partial metamorphosis in insects • Syn: ↑hemimetamorphosis, ↑hemimetaboly • Derivationally related forms: ↑hemimetabolic (for: ↑hemimetaboly), ↑hemimetabolic, ↑hemi …   Useful english dictionary

  • hemimetaboly — noun incomplete or partial metamorphosis in insects • Syn: ↑hemimetamorphosis, ↑hemimetabolism • Derivationally related forms: ↑hemimetabolic, ↑hemimetabolic (for: ↑hemimetabolism), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hemimetamorphosis — noun incomplete or partial metamorphosis in insects • Syn: ↑hemimetabolism, ↑hemimetaboly • Derivationally related forms: ↑hemimetabolic (for: ↑hemimetaboly), ↑hemimetabolic ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • hem|i|me|tab|o|lous — «HEHM ee muh TAB uh luhs», adjective. = hemimetabolic. (Cf. ↑hemimetabolic) …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”