from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The assumption of several different forms by an organism during its life-history, as, for example, among insects which undergo metamorphosis.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) The quality or state of being polyeidic.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun zoology The quality or state of being polyeidic


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