Definitions for "Neoteny"
retention of juvenile characteristics by sexually mature individuals.
n. (Gr. neos, young; teinein, to extend, stretch) the retention of juvenile characteristics in the adult individual.
Retaining larval characteristics after sexual maturity has been reached. The term neoteny is generally used interchangeably with the terms PAEDOMORPHISM, and PAEDOGENESIS.
Keywords:  neothe, neoteroi
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