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Related to metabolous: hemimetabolous, ametabolous
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Adj.1.metabolous - undergoing metamorphosismetabolous - undergoing metamorphosis    
zoological science, zoology - the branch of biology that studies animals
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castanaeum) Grade Evaluation Activity K-4 Careful Observe the observation complete life and docu- cycle of a holo- mentation metabolous insect 5-8 Create an Plan an Excel graph experiment (mean) to answer the question: "Does developmental time depend on temperature?" "Does number of offspring/ developmental time depend on food quality?" (cf.