Examples from the Web for imaginal
Very exceptionally the imaginal stage may be omitted from the life-story altogether.
Not always however is it the imaginal stage of the life-history which is shortened.
A curious segmental displacement of the imaginal discs with regard to the larva is noticeable in some Diptera.
Not until spring is the pupal form assumed, and then it quickly passes into the imaginal state.
Oculocephalic: applied to that pair of imaginal buds destined to produce the cephalic region in Hymenoptera.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith