[met-uh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌmɛt əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/
reproduction characterized by the alternation of a sexual generation and a generation that reproduces asexually; alternation of generations.
another name for alternation of generations
metagenesis met·a·gen·e·sis (mět’ə-jěn’ĭ-sĭs)
See alternation of generations.
[muh-tag-nuh-thuh s] /məˈtæg nə θəs/ adjective 1. Ornithology. having the tips of the mandibles crossed, as the crossbills. 2. Entomology. having biting mouthparts in the larval stage and sucking mouthparts in the adult stage. /mɪˈtæɡnəθəs/ adjective 1. (of the beaks of birds such as the crossbill) having crossed tips
Metagonimus Met·a·gon·i·mus (mět’ə-gŏn’ə-məs) n. A genus of flukes that encyst on fish and infest humans and other fish-eating animals, including Metagonimus yokogawai, a common intestinal fluke in eastern Asia and the Balkan states, which causes diarrhea when ingested in its larval form in raw fish.
- Metaherpetic keratitis
metaherpetic keratitis met·a·her·pet·ic keratitis (mět’ə-hər-pět’ĭk) n. Inflammation of the cornea in herpetic keratitis due to structural damage of the corneal tissue.
algorithm, complexity, computability A top-level general strategy which guides other heuristics to search for feasible solutions in domains where the task is hard. Metaheuristics have been most generally applied to problems classified as NP-Hard or NP-Complete by the theory of computational complexity. However, metaheuristics would also be applied to other combinatorial optimisation problems for which […]