hemimetabolism

[ hem-ee-muh-tab-uh-liz-uh m ]
/ ˌhɛm i məˈtæb əˌlɪz əm /

noun Entomology.


Nearby words

  1. hemihypotonia,
  2. hemikaryon,
  3. hemilaminectomy,
  4. hemilaryngectomy,
  5. hemilateral,
  6. hemimorphic,
  7. hemimorphite,
  8. hemin,
  9. hemings, sally,
  10. hemingway

Origin of hemimetabolism

First recorded in 1885–90; hemi- + metabolism

Related formshem·i·met·a·bol·ic [hem-ee-met-uh-bol-ik] /ˌhɛm iˌmɛt əˈbɒl ɪk/ adjectivehem·i·me·tab·o·lous [hem-ee-muh-tab-uh-luh s] /ˌhɛm i məˈtæb ə ləs/ adjective

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