paedomorphic

adjective

pae·​do·​mor·​phic ˌpē-də-ˈmȯr-fik How to pronounce paedomorphic (audio)
: of, relating to, involving, or exhibiting paedomorphosis or paedomorphism

Word History

First Known Use

1891, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of paedomorphic was in 1891

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Cite this Entry

“Paedomorphic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paedomorphic. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

paedomorphic

adjective
pae·​do·​mor·​phic
variants or pedomorphic
: of, relating to, or involving paedomorphosis or paedomorphism
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