paedomorphism


pae·do·mor·phism

noun \-ˈmr-ˌfi-zəm\

Definition of PAEDOMORPHISM

:  retention in the adult of infantile or juvenile characters

First Known Use of PAEDOMORPHISM

circa 1891

pae·do·mor·phism

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PAEDOMORPHISM

: retention in the adult of infantile or juvenile characters

Variants of PAEDOMORPHISM

pae·do·mor·phism or pe·do·mor·phism \-ˌfiz-əm\

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