Ex·op·ter·y·go·ta \¦ekˌsäpˌterə¦gōtə, ¦ek(ˌ)sōˌter-\

Definition of Exopterygota

  1. taxonomic synonym of hemimetabola

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Origin and Etymology of exopterygota

New Latin, from exo- + Greek pterygōta, neuter plural of pterygōtos winged — more at pterygota

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capable of being understood in two ways

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