plural noun
An·​a·​mor·​pha | \ ˌanəˈmȯrfə \

Definition of Anamorpha

: a division (commonly considered a subclass) of Chilopoda comprising the centipedes whose number of body segments increases as the animals mature, the young hatching with 7 pairs of legs and the adults having l5 pairs — compare epimorpha , notostigma , pleurostigma

First Known Use of Anamorpha

1862, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Anamorpha

New Latin, from ana- + -morpha

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“Anamorpha.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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