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Definition of the adjective ametabolic

What does ametabolic mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. undergoing slight or no metamorphosis
  2. undergoing no (or only slight) metamorphosis

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Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

ametabolic. ametabolous.

ametabolous (ametabolic). pertaining to ametabolous development.

Google previewChurchill Livingstone Pocket Radiography and Medical Imaging Dictionary (2007)

by Chris Gunn

glycolysis ametabolic pathway where glucose is broken down toformpyruvicacid and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Toxicology (2005)

by Bruce Anderson, Ann de Peyster, Shayne C. Gad, P.J. Bert Hakkinen, Michael Kamrin, Betty Locey, Harihara M. Mehendale, Carey Pope, Lee Shugart

Ametabolic acidosismayfollow due ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Mind Enhancing Foods, Drugs and Nutritional Substances, 2d ed. (2015)

by David W. Group

Effects: Ametabolic brainenhancer. Precautions: None known. Dosage: None established. Naltrexone AKA: Depade, ReVia. A drug prescribed for narcotic or alcohol ...

Google previewCompanion Encyclopedia of the History of Medicine (2013)

by W. F. Bynum, Roy Porter

Surgery of endocrine organs became a factor in the treatment of other diseases, such ascancerofthebreast andthe prostate, orof renal stonesdue to hyperparathyroidism, illustrating ametabolic rather than localisticconceptof disease.(¦> Ch.23 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Basic Epilepsy Research (2009)

a neurological illness other thanepilepsy, chronic medical illness, imaging evidence for structural brain abnormalities, ametabolic disorder,a hearing disorder, mental retardation based on school/classroom placement, and bilingual speakers ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia, Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, Volume VI, Humber to Malta (1901)

All the above forms may be called ametabolic — L e. without marked change or metamorphosis. (2) In Cicadas there is a slight but most instructive difference between larvae and adults. The full-grown insects live among herbage, the young ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Tidepools and Rocky Shores (2007)

by Mark W. Denny, Steven Dean Gaines

ametabolic) state promoted by extreme dehydration of an organism. Annelida A phylum of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

AMETABOLIC Adj. (Greek, a = without + metabole = change + -ic = characterized by.) Pertaining to insect development that lacks apparent Metamorphosis. Alt. Ametabolous. AMETABOLION Noun. (Greek, a = without + metabole = change.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ecology (2014)

Some plant seeds during dormancy are also hypometa- bolic or even ametabolic. This intrinsic metabolic depression, which is often a decrease in MR to about 20 % of normal, occurs in the absence of any Tb, ionic, osmotic, or any other ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences (2003)

Dehydrated orthodox seeds areeffectively ametabolic, not simply because thereis no water available,but because of acontrolled shutdown of activity and dismantling of structures preceding or accompanying maturation drying. Marked ...

Google previewBartram's Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine (2013)

by Thomas Bartram

Partly ametabolic imbalance. Atopic eczema. Allergic eczema.May run in families together with hayfever, asthma orinflamed nasal membrane. May appear anywhere but prefers elbows, knees(flexures), ankles orface. Oftenseen in infants .

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Scrabble value of A1M3E1T1A1B3O1L1I1C3

The value of this 10-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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