anamorphosis

noun
ana·​mor·​pho·​sis | \ ˌan-ə-ˈmȯr-fə-səs How to pronounce anamorphosis (audio) \
plural anamorphoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce anamorphosis (audio) \

Medical Definition of anamorphosis

: a gradually ascending progression or change of form from one type to another in the evolution of a group of animals or plants

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“Anamorphosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/anamorphosis. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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