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holometabolous

[ hol-oh-mi-tab-uh-luhs, hoh-loh- ]
/ 藢h蓲l o蕣 m瑟藞t忙b 蓹 l蓹s, 藢ho蕣 lo蕣- /
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adjective Entomology.
undergoing complete metamorphosis.
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Also hol路o路met路a路bol路ic [hol-oh-met-uh-bol-ik, hoh-loh-]. /藢h蓲l o蕣藢m蓻t 蓹藞b蓲l 瑟k, 藢ho蕣 lo蕣-/.

Origin of holometabolous

1865鈥70; holo- + Greek metab贸los;see metabolism, -ous

OTHER WORDS FROM holometabolous

hol路o路me路tab路o路lism, hol路o路me路tab路o路ly, noun
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