adjective see pupa

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Pupal — Pu pal, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Of or pertaining to a pupa, or the condition of a pupa. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pupal — adj. Pupal is used with these nouns: ↑stage …   Collocations dictionary

  • pupal — pupa ► NOUN (pl. pupae) ▪ an insect in its inactive immature form between larva and adult, e.g. a chrysalis. DERIVATIVES pupal adjective. ORIGIN Latin, girl, doll …   English terms dictionary

  • pupal — adjective of the insects in the chrysalis (cocoon) or post larval stage the pupal stage • Similar to: ↑immature • Derivationally related forms: ↑pupa …   Useful english dictionary

  • pupal — See pupa. * * * …   Universalium

  • pupal — adjective Of or pertaining to the pupa stage of insect metamorphosis …   Wiktionary

  • pupal — pjuːpl adj. of a pupa; (about insects) in the intermediate transformation stage between larva and adult …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pupal — pu·pal …   English syllables

  • pupal-adult apolysis — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Diptera, the interim between phanerocephalic pupa and pharate adult …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • pupal respiratory horn — see respiratory horn …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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