paedomorphism

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noun pae·do·mor·phism \-ˈmȯr-ˌfi-zəm\

Definition of paedomorphism

  1. :  retention in the adult of infantile or juvenile characters

Circa 1891

First Known Use of paedomorphism

circa 1891


Medical Dictionary

paedomorphism

noun pae·do·mor·phism
variants: or

pedomorphism

\-ˌfiz-əm\play

Medical Definition of paedomorphism

  1. :  retention in the adult of infantile or juvenile characters


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