plural noun An·a·mor·pha \ˌanəˈmȯrfə\

Definition of Anamorpha

  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of anamorpha

New Latin, from ana- + -morpha

First Known Use: 1862

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