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(English) A major structural change of body shape, e.g., the change from a larval form to an a juvenile adult form, e.g. Anguilliformes, Molidae. (See also: juvenile, larvae, morphology)
(French) Changement de forme du corps, par exemple, le changement d'une forme larvaire à une forme adulte juvénile. (See also: juvenile, larvae, morphology)
(Portuguese) Alteração da forma do corpo. Mudança da forma larvar para a de juvenil. (See also: juvenile, larvae, morphology)

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