non metamorphosis

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metamorphosis   (mět'ə-môr'fə-sĭs)  Pronunciation Key 
Dramatic change in the form and often the habits of an animal during its development after birth or hatching. The transformation of a maggot into an adult fly and of a tadpole into an adult frog are examples of metamorphosis. The young of such animals are called larvae.
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