metabola

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μεταβολή ‎(metabolḗ, change); μετά ‎(metá, beyond) + βολέω ‎(boléō, throw).

Noun[edit]

metabola ‎(plural metabolas)

  1. (in the plural, entomology) Insects that metamorphose.
  2. (medicine) A change or mutation of disease, symptoms, or treatment.