en·​dy·​sis | \ ˈendəsə̇s \
plural endyses\ -​əˌsēz \

Definition of endysis

: the act or process of developing a new coat of hair or a new set of feathers opposed to ecdysis

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History and Etymology for endysis

New Latin, from Greek, act of putting on, from endyein to put on, don (from en in, on + dyein to dive in, put on, don) + -sis

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“Endysis.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/endysis. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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