- a form of development in segmented animals in which body segmentation is completed before hatching.
Origin of epimorphosis
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- a type of development in animals, such as certain insect larvae, in which segmentation of the body is complete before hatching
- Regeneration of a part of an organism by extensive cell proliferation and differentiation at the cut surface.
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