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Adjective: metamorphic  ,me-tu'mor-fik
  1. Of or relating to metamorphosis
    "metamorphic stage";
    - metamorphous
     
  2. Characterized by metamorphosis or change in physical form or substance
     
  3. (geology, of rock) that has been changed from its original form by heat and/or pressure

See also: changed, epimorphic, hemimetabolic, hemimetabolous, hemimetamorphic, hemimetamorphous, heterometabolic, heterometabolous, holometabolic, holometabolous, metamorphous

Antonym: nonmetamorphic

Encyclopedia: Metamorphic