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|Adj.||1.||metamorphous - of or relating to metamorphosis (especially of rocks); "metamorphic stage"; "marble is a metamorphic rock that takes a high polish"|
|2.||metamorphous - produced by metamorphosis; "most insects are metamorphic as witness the stages as a butterfly develops from a caterpillar"|
metamorphic - characterized by metamorphosis or change in physical form or substance
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