The transformation of one part into another during regeneration, as in the growth of an antennule from the stump of an eye in some crustaceans.
Webster's New World
Origin of Morphallaxis
New Latin morph(o)– Greek allaxis exchange (from allassein to exchange) (from allos other al-1 in Indo-European roots)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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