paurometabolism

noun pau·ro·me·tab·o·lism \-bəˌlizəm\
variants: less commonly

paurometaboly

\-bəlē\

Definition of paurometabolism

  1. :  heterometabolism in which the nymph is fundamentally similar to the adult; broadly :  heterometabolism — compare hemimetabolism

paurometabolous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of paurometabolism

Greek pauros + English metabolism or metaboly


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