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anamorphosis[ an-uh-mawr-fuh-sis, -mawr-foh-sis ]



  1. A drawing or art form presenting a distorted image that appears in natural form under certain conditions, as when viewed at a raking angle or reflected from a curved mirror.

  2. Zoology, Entomology. the gradual change in form from one type to another during the evolution of a group of organisms.

  3. (in certain arthropods) metamorphosis in which body parts or segments are added to those already present.

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