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metamorphosis

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noun meta·mor·pho·sis \ˌmet-ə-ˈmȯr-fə-səs\

Medical Definition of metamorphosis

plural meta·mor·pho·ses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. 1:  change of physical form, structure, or substance

  2. 2:  a marked and more or less abrupt developmental change in the form or structure of an animal (as a butterfly or a frog) occurring subsequent to birth or hatching





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