Larva

An immature state of development of an insect or worm.

Larva

The growing, caterpillar stage of insects having a complete metamorphosis; the newly hatched six-legged stage of mites and ticks; the life stage of a nematode between the embryo and the adult.

Larva

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Larva

a stage of insect complete metamorphosis between the egg and pupal stages. The feeding, growing, nonreproductive stage of insect development.
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larva

Among invertebrates, an immature stage in the life cycle which usually is much smaller than, and morphologically different from, the adult. In insects with metamorphosis, the larva must become a pupa before reaching adulthood.
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Larva

A discrete stage in many species, beginning with zygote formation and ending with metamorphosis
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larva

[n] - the immature free-living form of most invertebrates and amphibians and fish which at hatching from the egg is fundamentally unlike its parent and must metamorphose
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Larva

Lar'va (lär'vȧ) noun ; plural Latin Larvæ (-væ), English Larvas (-vȧz). [ Latin larva ghost, specter, mask.] 1. (Zoology) Any young insect from the time that it hatches from the egg until it becomes a pupa, or chrysalis. During this time it us...
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larva

Origin: L. Larva ghost, specter, mask. ... 1. <zoology> Any young insect from the time that it hatches from the egg until it becomes a pupa, or chrysalis. During this time it usually molts several times, and may change its form or colour each time. The larvae of many insects are much like the adults in form and habits, but have no trace of wi...
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larva

noun the immature free-living form of most invertebrates and amphibians and fish which at hatching from the egg is fundamentally unlike its parent and must metamorphose
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larva

(lahr´vә) pl. lar´vae an independent, immature stage in the life cycle of an animal, in which it is markedly unlike the parent and must undergo changes in form and size to reach the adult stage. something that resembles such an immature animal.
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Larva

• (n.) The early, immature form of any animal when more or less of a metamorphosis takes place, before the assumption of the mature shape. • (n.) Any young insect from the time that it hatches from the egg until it becomes a pupa, or chrysalis. During this time it usually molts several times, and may change its form or color each time. Th...
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larva

stage in the development of many animals, occurring after birth or hatching and before the adult form is reached. These immature, active forms are ... [15 related articles]
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larva

larva (s), larvae (pl) Usually a motile feeding and developing stage in the life cycle of certain insects which follows the egg stage and precedes the pupa. Larvae of some kinds of insects are known as caterpillars, maggots, grubs, and worms.
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Larva

the second stage of bee metamorphosis; a white, legless, grublike insect.
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larva

Octopus larve. Photo: Jim Cosgrove. The juvenile stage of most invertebrates, amphibians, and fish, which all hatch from eggs. It is unlike the adult in form and is usually incapable of sexual reproduction, although capable of fending for itself. It develops into the adult by undergoing a quite...
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Larva

the immature form of an animal. Often, in the ocean, larvae are planktonic.
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larva

larva, independent, immature animal that undergoes a profound change, or metamorphosis, to assume the typical adult form. Larvae occur in almost all of the animal phyla; because most are tiny or microscopic, they are rarely seen. They play diverse roles in the lives of animals. Motile larvae help to...
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Larva

Larva is the term applied in natural history to the first stage in the metamorphosis of insects, and certain other of the lower invertebrates. In insects it is equivalent to the grub or caterpillar stage. Many of the Crustacea, as crabs and barnacles, and even vertebrata, as in frogs and newts, pass through larval forms. The larval crab was for lon...
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larva

Type: Term Pronunciation: lar′vă, lar′vē Definitions: 1. The wormlike developmental stage or stages of an insect or helminth that are markedly different from the adult and undergo subsequent metamorphosis; a grub, maggot, or caterpillar. 2. The second stage in the life cycle of a tick; the stage that hatches from the egg and, ...
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larva

Stage between hatching and adulthood in those species in which the young have a different appearance and way of life from the adults. Examples include tadpoles (frogs) and caterpillars (butterflies and moths). Larvae are typical of the invertebrates, some of which (for example, shrimps) have two or m...
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Larva

in insects, an immature form, not resembling the adult; pl. larvae
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Larva

Stage in life of bee between egg and pupa; "grub" stage.
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larva

A stage in the development of many insects and other organisms including sea urchins and sponges. In sponges, sexual reproduction results in the production of motile ciliated larvae.
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larva

the early form or first stage of an insect during its development.
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