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  • adj. Having an incomplete metamorphosis, the larvae differing from the adults chiefly in lacking wings.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having an incomplete metamorphosis, the larvæ differing from the adults chiefly in laking wings, as in the grasshoppers and cockroaches.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Characterized by hemimetaboly; pertaining to hemimetaboly, or to the Hemimetabola; hemimetamorphic; homomorphic.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. (of an insect with aquatic young) undergoing incomplete metamorphosis in which the young does not resemble the adult

Etymologies

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hemi- +‎ metabolic

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