paedogenic
adjective see paedogenesis

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  • paedogenic — pae·do·gen·ic …   English syllables

  • paedogenic — adjective see paedogenetic …   Useful english dictionary

  • paedogenesis — also pedogenesis noun Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1871 reproduction by young or larval animals ; neoteny • paedogenetic or paedogenic adjective • paedogenetically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Archostemata — Taxobox name = Archostemata regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Coleoptera subordo = Archostemata subordo authority = Kolbe, 1908 subdivision ranks = Families subdivision = Crowsoniellidae Cupedidae Jurodidae… …   Wikipedia

  • poecilogeny — n. [Gr. poikilos, various; gennaein, to produce] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Diptera, larval polymorphism with more than one form, some being paedogenic and others developing normally into winged sexual adults …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • paedogenesis — [pē΄dō jen′ə sis] n. 〚 PAEDO + GENESIS〛 reproduction by larval or juvenile animal forms paedogenic [pē΄dəjen′ik] adj. paedogenetic [pē΄dəjə net′ik] * * * ▪ zoology …   Universalium

  • paedogenesis — [pē΄dō jen′ə sis] n. [ PAEDO + GENESIS] reproduction by larval or juvenile animal forms paedogenic [pē΄dəjen′ik] adj. paedogenetic [pē΄dəjə net′ik] …   English World dictionary

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