anamorphosis

Primary Meanings of anamorphosis

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
2.
n
the evolution of one type of organism from another by a long series of gradual changes
Full Definitions of anamorphosis
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:
anamorphism
Type of:
copy
a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing
2

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

Synonyms:
anamorphism
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

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