neoteinic

Pertaining to a prolonged adolescence

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • neoteinic — ne·o·tei·nic …   English syllables

  • neoteinic — adjective see neotenic …   Useful english dictionary

  • apterous neoteinic — see ergatoid reproductive …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • brachypterous neoteinic — see nymphoid reproductive …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • neote(i)nic — adj. or n. [Gr. neos, new; teinein, to extend] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Isoptera, a supplementary reproductive in a colony that may retain some juvenile characters; the word is used both as a noun and adjective (a neoteinic or neoteinic… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • nymphoid reproductive — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) A neoteinic reproductive with wing buds; a second form reproductive; secondary reproductive; a brachypterous neoteinic …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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