Anamorphosis

Definition of Anamorphosis

An`a`mor´pho`sis
n.1.(Persp.) A distorted or monstrous projection or representation of an image on a plane or curved surface, which, when viewed from a certain point, or as reflected from a curved mirror or through a polyhedron, appears regular and in proportion; a deformation of an image.
2.(Biol.) Same as Anamorphism, 2.
3.(Bot.) A morbid or monstrous development, or change of form, or degeneration.

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anamorphism, evolution, phylogenesis, phylogeny
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