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Arthropod development in which all specifically larval forms are suppressed or passed before hatching; the juvenile that hatches has the adult body form.
Pattern of regeneration in which proliferation precedes the development of a new part. Opposite of morphallaxis.
<cell biology> Pattern of regeneration in which proliferation precedes the development of a new part. Opposite of morphallaxis. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
(ep″ĭ-mor-fo´sis) the regeneration of a piece of an organism by proliferation at the cut surface. adj., epimor´phic., adj.
epimorphosis 1. Passing several stages of growth in the same form, especially of segmented insects. 2. Regeneration of a part of an organism by extensive cell proliferation and differentiation at the cut surface.
Type: Term Pronunciation: ep′i-mōr-fō′sis Definitions: 1. Regeneration of a part of an organism by growth at the cut surface.
A type of development in which the insect emerges from the egg with its full compliment of body segments (opposite of anamorphosis).
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