[ ey-met-uh-bol-ik ]
/ ˌeɪ mɛt əˈbɒl ɪk /
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undergoing slight or no metamorphosis.
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Also a·me·tab·o·lous [ey-muh-tab-uh-luhs]. /ˌeɪ məˈtæb ə ləs/.
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Like most ametabolic and hemimetabolic Hexapoda, such nymphs continue to move and feed throughout their lives.
British Dictionary definitions for ametabolic
/ (əˌmɛtəˈbɒlɪk) /
(of certain insects) having no obvious metamorphosis
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