Associations to the word «Metamorphosis»

Wiktionary

METAMORPHOSIS, noun. A transformation, such as that of magic or by sorcery
METAMORPHOSIS, noun. A noticeable change in character, appearance, function or condition.
METAMORPHOSIS, noun. (biology) A change in the form and often habits of an animal after the embryonic stage during normal development. (e.g. the transformation of a caterpillar into a butterfly or a tadpole into a frog.)
METAMORPHOSIS, noun. (pathology) A change in the structure of a specific body tissue. Usually degenerative.

Dictionary definition

METAMORPHOSIS, noun. The marked and rapid transformation of a larva into an adult that occurs in some animals.
METAMORPHOSIS, noun. A striking change in appearance or character or circumstances; "the metamorphosis of the old house into something new and exciting".
METAMORPHOSIS, noun. A complete change of physical form or substance especially as by magic or witchcraft.

Wise words

Suit the action to the word, the word to the action.
William Shakespeare