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Definition of: hemimetabolic

(hem′i·met′ə·bolik) adjective Entomol.
Designating those insects whose larvae have an incomplete metamorphosis, developing gradually into the adult stage: opposed to holometabolic. Also hem·i·me·tab·o·lous (hem′i·mə·tabə·ləs).
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i·me·tab′o·lism (-tabə·liz′əm) noun

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