hemimetabolism

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

noun Entomology.

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Origin of hemimetabolism

First recorded in 1885–90; hemi- + metabolism

OTHER WORDS FROM hemimetabolism

hem·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-luhs] /ˌhɛm i məˈtæb ə ləs/ adjective
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