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Larva Lar"va, n.; pl. L. Larv[ae], E. Larvas. [L. larva ghost, specter, mask.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any young insect from the time that it hatches from the egg until it becomes a pupa, or chrysalis. During this time it usually molts several times, and may change its form or color each time. The larv[ae] of many insects are much like the adults in form and habits, but have no trace of wings, the rudimentary wings appearing only in the pupa stage. In other groups of insects the larv[ae] are totally unlike the parents in structure and habits, and are called caterpillars, grubs, maggots, etc. 2. (Zo["o]l.) The early, immature form of any animal when more or less of a metamorphosis takes place, before the assumption of the mature shape.

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- a larva (plural larvae ' , l , ?r , v , i? , ) is a distinct juvenile form many animals undergo before metamorphosis into adult s.
- caterpillars are the larva l form of members of the order lepidoptera (the insect order comprising butterflies and moth s).
- the larva e of crustacean s often bear little resemblance to the adult, and there are still cases where it is not known what larvae will
- in this version it is lemures who was larva's companion previous to him coming to japan. is the daughter of larva's adoptive uncle, pazusu.
- term onisciform , content onisciform 1 a woodlouse shaped, flattened platyform appearance of a larva term oophagy , content oophagy 1
- the newly hatched young of oviparous fish are called larva e. they are usually poorly formed, carry a large yolk sac (for nourishment)
- larva is a 2005 science fiction -horror film , directed by tim cox , and written by kenneth m. badish, boaz davidson , david goodin, kevin
- larva is a municipality in the province of jaén , spain . 37 , 45 , n , 3 , 12 , w , display title , region:es_type:city_source:gns-enwiki
- visceral larva migrans is a condition in humans caused by the migratory larvae of certain nematodes , humans being a dead-end host , and
- harri larva (born harry edvin lagerström, 9 september 1906 – 11 november 1980) was a finnish athlete , winner of the 1500 m at the 1928

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