metabola

Metabola

Me*tab"o*la\, Metabole \Me*tab"o*le\, n. [NL., from Gr. ? change; ? beyond + ? to throw.] (Med.) A change or mutation; a change of disease, symptoms, or treatment.
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Metabola

Me*tab"o*la\, Metabolia \Met`a*bo"li*a\, n. pl. [NL. See 1st Metabola.] (Zo["o]l.) A comprehensive group of insects, including those that undegro a metamorphosis.
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metabola

noun
insects that undergo complete metamorphosis [syn: holometabola
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