anamorphosis

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