: retention in the adult of infantile or juvenile characters
Examples of paedomorphism in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThere also is evidence that dogs are more inclined to make eye contact than wolves, and data shows humans are moved by infant-like canine features, known as paedomorphism.
Ephrat Livni, Quartz, 18 June 2019
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