anamorphism

Definitions of anamorphism
1

n a distorted projection or perspective; especially an image distorted in such a way that it becomes visible only when viewed in a special manner

Synonyms:
anamorphosis
Type of:
copy
a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing

n the evolution of one type of organism from another by a long series of gradual changes

Synonyms:
anamorphosis
Type of:
evolution, organic evolution, phylogenesis, phylogeny
(biology) the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary development of a species or taxonomic group of organisms

n metamorphism that occurs deep under the earth's surface; changes simple minerals into complex minerals

Antonyms:
katamorphism
metamorphism that occurs at or near the earth's surface; breaks down complex minerals into simpler ones
Type of:
metamorphism
change in the structure of rock by natural agencies such as pressure or heat or introduction of new chemical substances

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