pedomorphosis

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Related to Paedomorphy: heterotopy, allometric growth, heterotropy

pe·do·mor·pho·sis

(pē′də-môr′fə-sĭs)
n. pl. pe·do·mor·pho·ses (-sēz′)
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Whereas the outer demibranch is reduced in some thyasirids, it is absent in others; this absence may be explained by paedomorphy (Stasek, 1963; Reid and Brand, 1986; Payne and Allen, 1991).