Anamorphosis

(= ametabolous development) see ametabola.

Anamorphosis

Anamorphosis is a distorted projection or perspective requiring the viewer to use special devices or occupy a specific vantage point to reconstitute the image. The word `anamorphosis` is derived from the Greek prefix ana-, meaning back or again, and the word morphe, meaning shape or form. ==Types of projection== There are two main types of anamo.....
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Anamorphosis

• (n.) A distorted or monstrous projection or representation of an image on a plane or curved surface, which, when viewed from a certain point, or as reflected from a curved mirror or through a polyhedron, appears regular and in proportion; a deformation of an image. • (n.) A morbid or monstrous development, or change of form, or degenera...
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anamorphosis

(from the article `apterygote`) The abdomen of Protura undergoes anamorphosis: in the first and second instars it has 9 segments, the third 10, and the rest 12. Collembola have a ...
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anamorphosis

1. A distorted or monstrous projection or representation of an image on a plane or curved surface, which, when viewed from a certain point, or as reflected from a curved mirror or through a polyhedron, appears regular and in proportion; a deformation of an image. ... 2. <biology> Same as Anamorphism. ... 3. <botany> A morbid or monstrou...
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anamorphosis

anamorphism noun a distorted projection or perspective; especially an image distorted in such a way that it becomes visible only when viewed in a special manner
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Anamorphosis

[biology] Anamorphosis or Anamorphogenesis refers to postembryonic development and moulting in Arthropoda that results in the addition of abdominal body segments, even after sexual maturity. An example of this occurs in proturans and millipedes. ...
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Anamorphosis

An`a·mor'pho·sis noun [ Greek ..., from ... to form anew; ... again + ... to form; ... form.] 1. (Persp.) A distorted or monstrous projection or representation of an image on a plane or curved surface, which, when viewed from a certain point, or as reflected from a curved mirror or through...
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Anamorphosis

Anamorphosis is a term denoting a drawing executed in such a manner as to present a distorted image of the object represented, but which, when viewed from a certain point, or reflected by a curved mirror or through a polyhedron, shows the object in its true proportions.
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anamorphosis

anamorphosis, anamorphosy 1. An image that appears distorted unless it is viewed from a special angle or with a special instrument; the production of such an image. 2. A drawing presenting a distorted image that appears in natural form under certain conditions, as when viewed at a raking angle or reflected from a curved mirror; the method of produ...
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anamorphosis

Artistic technique of distortion. Something of a fashion in early 16th-century northern Europe, anamorphosis involved producing an over-long, squashed image which would rectify itself when...
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anamorphosis

in the visual arts, an ingenious perspective technique used to give a distorted image of the subject represented in a picture when seen from the ...
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anamorphosis

The process of distorting the perspective of an image to such an extent that its normal appearance can only be restored by the observer completely changing the way he looks at the image. In catoptric anamorphosis, a curved mirror, usually of cylindrical or conical shape, is used to restore an anamor...
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anamorphosis

Type: Term Pronunciation: an′ă-mōr-fō′sis Definitions: 1. In phylogeny, a progressive series of changes in the evolution of a group of animals or plants. 2. In optics, the process of correcting a distorted image with a curved mirror.
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anamorphosis

[n] - the evolution of one type of organism from another by a long series of gradual changes 2. [n] - an image distorted in such a way that it becomes visible only when viewed in a special manner
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