n. [Gr. an, without; ekdysis, molt]
1. Ecdysis in which successive molts are separated by long intermolt phases.
2. Terminal anecdysis when maximum size is reached and no further ecdyses occur.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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