Hypermetamorphosis
Hypermetamorphosis Hy`per*met`a*mor"pho*sis, n. [Hyper- + metamorphosis.] (Zo["o]l.) A kind of metamorphosis, in certain insects, in which the larva itself undergoes remarkable changes of form and structure during its growth. [1913 Webster]

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  • Hypermetamorphosis — is a kind of complete metamorphosis in which the different larval instars represent two or more different forms of larva. As the larva molts its morphology can change from that of a campodeiform larva to scarabaeiform (grublike) or to vermiform… …   Wikipedia

  • hypermetamorphosis — hypermetamorphosis. См. гиперметаморфоз. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • hypermetamorphosis — n. [Gr. hyper, above; meta, after; morphosis, forming] 1. In the broad sense, refers to change of form throughout the life history. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) A type of metamorphosis development in which different larval insect instars have… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • hypermetamorphosis — noun a) A kind of complete metamorphosis in which the different larval instars represent two or more different forms of larva. b) An excessive visual exploration of environment …   Wiktionary

  • hypermetamorphosis — Excessive and rapid change of ideas occurring in a mental disorder. See mania, manic depressive, manic excitement. [hyper + G. metamorphosis, transformation] * * * hy·per·meta·mor·pho·sis (hi″pər met″ə morґfə sis)… …   Medical dictionary

  • hypermetamorphosis — n. metamorphosis in which certain types of insect larvae undergo extreme changes in form and structure (Zoology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hypermetamorphosis — hy·per·metamorphosis …   English syllables

  • hypermetamorphosis — “+ noun Etymology: New Latin, from hyper + metamorphosis : a method of development in an insect (as the blister beetle) in which the larva passes through numerous instars each markedly diverse from the rest in structure …   Useful english dictionary

  • гиперметаморфоз — (hypermetamorphosis; гипер + греч. metamorphosis превращение) в психиатрии расстройство внимания в форме непроизвольного, кратковременного привлечения внимания к предметам и явлениям, обычно не замечаемым; сопровождается состоянием острой… …   Большой медицинский словарь

  • Гиперметаморфо́з — (hypermetamorphosis; Гипер + греч. metamorphōsis превращение) в психиатрии расстройство внимания в форме непроизвольного, кратковременного привлечения внимания к предметам и явлениям, обычно не замечаемым; сопровождается состоянием острой… …   Медицинская энциклопедия

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