Meaning of apterygote

ap•ter•y•gote

Pronunciation: (ap-ter'i-gōt", ap'tur-), [key]
— adj.
  1. belonging or pertaining to the Apterygota, a subclass of primitive wingless insects that undergo little or no metamorphosis.
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