- a technique of perspective to produce a distorted image that will look normal when viewed from a particular angle or with a special mirror
- Biol. a gradual change of form by evolution
Origin of anamorphosisClassical Greek anamorph?sis, a forming anew ; from ana-, again + morphoun, to form
- a. An image that appears distorted unless it is viewed from a special angle or with a special instrument.b. The production of such an image.
- Evolutionary increase in complexity of form and function.
Origin of anamorphosisNew Latin anamorph&omacron;sis, from Late Greek anamorphoun, to transform : Greek ana-, ana- + Greek morph&emacron;, shape.