Meaning of exopterygote

ex•o•pter•y•gote

Pronunciation: (ek"sō-ter'i-gōt"), [key]
— adj.
  1. belonging or pertaining to the class Exopterygota, comprising the insects that undergo incomplete metamorphosis.
—n.
  1. an exopterygote insect.
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