holometabola

Holometabola

Hol`o*me*tab"o*la\, n. pl. [NL. See Holo-, and Metabola.] (Zo["o]l.) Those insects which have a complete metamorphosis; metabola.
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holometabola

noun
insects that undergo complete metamorphosis 
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