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Medical Term:

hemimetabolous

Pronunciation: hem'e-me-tab'o-lus

Definition: Pertaining to a member of the series of insect orders, the Hemimetabola, in which simple or incomplete metamorphosis is found.

[hemi- + G. metabole, change]

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