metecdysis

/ (ˌmɛtɛkˈdaɪsɪs) /

noun plural -ses (-ˌsiːz)

the period following the moult (ecdysis) of an arthropod, when the new cuticle is forming

Nearby words

  1. metazoan,
  2. metazoonosis,
  3. metchnikoff,
  4. metchnikoff, élie,
  5. mete,
  6. metempirical,
  7. metempirics,
  8. metempsychosis,
  9. metencephalic,
  10. metencephalon

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