Life Cycle Vocab

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tamberlyn.burrow
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Life Cycle Vocab
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2014-10-14 18:01:29
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Life cycle
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Life cycle vocabulary words.
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  1. the process of transforming from an immature form to a mature form

    example: most insects go through this
    metamorphosis
  2. a complex change that most insects go through that includes a larva and pupa stage

    example:  butterfly, beetle
    complete metamorphosis
  3. developmental change in some insects where a nymph hatches from an egg and grows to an adult

    example:   cricket, grasshopper
    incomplete metamorphosis
  4. stages of growth an animal goes through during its life
    life cycle
  5. small, wormlike stage in the life cycle of some insets.  (complete metamorphosis)
    larva
  6. stage in life cycle of some insets where it changes from larva to adult.  (complete metamorphosis)
    pupa
  7. stage in life cycle of some insets where it looks like the adult minus the wings.  (incomplete metamorphosis)
    nymph

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