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    Biology and Insects Definition Match --

    Directions: MATCH the Biology and Insects word list numbered in the left hand column with the proper vocabulary definitions of 18 words in letters "A to R" in the right hand column. Use the pull down menu bar to choose the correct letter match for Biology and Insects definition match.
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    Clue: This Biology and Insects vocabulary list is part of a word list of 148 words you can access from the Word List menu bar.
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    Word List
    1) Indigenous
    2) Metamorphosis
    3) Insatiable
    4) Industrious
    5) Proboscis
    6) Trepidation
    7) Pollinate
    8) Larvae
    9) Nocturnal
    10) Embryonic
    11) Subterranean
    12) Quarantine
    13) Indefatigable
    14) Ubiquitous
    15) Nemesis
    16) Insecticide
    17) Iridescent
    18) Entomologist
    Definition List
    A)  In an early or beginning stage of anything; undeveloped; rudimentary
    B)  Individual specializing in the branch of zoology dealing with insects
    C)  Incapable of being tired out; not weary or exhausted
    D)  Working energetically and devotedly; diligent; full of energy and zeal toward work
    E)  Originating in or characteristic of a particular region; native; natural
    F)  Displaying an array of lustrous, changing colors like those of the rainbow
    G)  Hard to be or incapable of being satisfied; greedy; avaricious
    H)  A substance, agent or preparation used to destroy insects
    I)  Immature, wingless, feeding stage of insects undergoing transformation (plural noun)
    J)  Change of form in either appearance, condition or function; a transformation
    K)  Unconquerable opponent or rival
    L)  Pertaining to the night; done, occurring or coming at night
    M)  To fertilize (to convey the fine grains or spores to the stigma) flowering plants
    N)  Elongated, protrusion on the head of certain insects used for feeding
    O)  Existing or being everywhere, esp. at the same time; omnipresent
    P)  Strict isolation imposed to prevent the spread of a disease (a period of 40 days)
    Q)  Existing, situated or operating below the surface of the earth, out of sight or secretly
    R)  Tremulous fear, alarm or agitation; trembling or quivering movement