holometabolic definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, related to, or undergoing holometabolism
    • Having a whole metamorphosis; -- said of certain pests, given that butterflies and bees.
    • (of an insect) undergoing full metamorphosis
  • others:
    • Undergoing full metamorphosis or whole change, as an insect: the contrary of ametabolic: correlated with hemimetabolic. See holophanerous. Also holometabolian, holometabolous.

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