Recent Examples of ecdysis from the Web
Growing larger causes spiders to molt, a process called ecdysis, Jo-Anne Sewlal, an arachnologist at the University of the West Indies, says via email.
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Origin and Etymology of ecdysis
First Known Use: circa 1854See Words from the same year
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