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  • A thorough or dramatic change in form or appearance
  • A metamorphosis during the life cycle of an animal
  • The induced or spontaneous change of one element into another by a nuclear process
  • A process by which one figure, expression, or function is converted into another that is equivalent in some important respect but is differently expressed or represented
  • an act, process, or instance of transforming or being transformed [n -S]
  • The genetic alteration of a cell by introduction of extraneous DNA, esp. by a plasmid
  • A process by which an element in the underlying deep structure of a sentence is converted to an element in the surface structure
  • The heritable modification of a cell from its normal state to a malignant state