[ep-uh-mawr-fuh-sis, -mawr-foh-]
noun Zoology.
a form of development in segmented animals in which body segmentation is completed before hatching.

epi- + morphosis

epimorphic, adjective
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epimorphosis (ˌɛpɪmɔːˈfəʊsɪs)
a type of development in animals, such as certain insect larvae, in which segmentation of the body is complete before hatching

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epimorphosis ep·i·mor·pho·sis (ěp'ə-môr-fō'sĭs)
Regeneration of a part of an organism by extensive cell proliferation and differentiation at the cut surface.

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