Imaginal disks
Imaginal Im*ag"i*nal, a. [L. imaginalis.] 1. Characterized by imagination; imaginative; also, given to the use or rhetorical figures or imagins. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to an imago. [1913 Webster]

{Imaginal disks} (Zo["o]l.), masses of hypodermic cells, carried by the larv[ae] of some insects after leaving the egg, from which masses the wings and legs of the adult are subsequently formed. [1913 Webster]


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