hemimetabolic definition

  • adjective:
    • Having an incomplete metamorphosis, the larvae varying from grownups chiefly in lacking wings.
    • Having an incomplete metamorphosis, the larvæ varying through the grownups mainly in laking wings, like in the grasshoppers and cockroaches.
    • (of an insect with aquatic youthful) undergoing partial metamorphosis where the younger doesn't look like the adult
  • others:
    • Characterized by hemimetaboly; regarding hemimetaboly, or even to the Hemimetabola; hemimetamorphic; homomorphic.

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