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Metasomatic
Metasomatism Met`a*so"ma*tism, n. [Pref. meta- + Gr. ?, ?, body.] (Geol.) An alteration in a mineral or rock mass when involving a chemical change of the substance, as of chrysolite to serpentine; -- opposed to ordinary metamorphism, as implying simply a recrystallization. -- Met`a*so*mat"ic, a.
Metasomatism
Metasomatism Met`a*so"ma*tism, n. [Pref. meta- + Gr. ?, ?, body.] (Geol.) An alteration in a mineral or rock mass when involving a chemical change of the substance, as of chrysolite to serpentine; -- opposed to ordinary metamorphism, as implying simply a recrystallization. -- Met`a*so*mat"ic, a.

Meaning of Metasoma from wikipedia

- The metasoma is the posterior part of the body, or tagma, of arthropods whose body is composed of three parts, the other two being the prosoma and the...
- posterior, the metasoma or post-abdomen. External differences between the ****es are not obvious in most species. In some, the metasoma is more elongated...
- second abdominal segment into a node-like petiole. The head, mesosoma, and metasoma are the three distinct body segments (formally tagmata). The petiole forms...
- and gaster (abdominal segments 2 and onward) are collectively called the metasoma. Unlike other arthropods, insects possess no legs on the abdomen in adult...
- The gaster is the bulbous posterior portion of the metasoma found in hymenopterans of the suborder Apocrita (bees, wasps and ants). This begins with abdominal...
- body is composed of three parts, the other two being the prosoma and the metasoma. It bears the legs, and, in the case of winged insects, the wings. In hymenopterans...
- their hosts. Evaniidae have the metasoma attached very high above the hind coxae on the propodeum, and the metasoma itself is quite small, with a long...
- (just under 4 in). Their common name is derived from their distinctly fat metasoma, or tail, while the Latin name originates from Gr**** and means "man killer"...
- in mutillids. In both ****es, a structure called a stridulitrum on the metasoma is used to produce a squeaking or chirping sound when alarmed. Both ****es...
- a middle section called a mesosoma, and a posterior section called a metasoma. The mesosoma is formed by fusion of the first abdominal segment or propodeum...
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