anamorphosis

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anamorphosis

[‚an·ə′mȯr·fə·səs]
(evolution)
Gradual increase in complexity of form and function during evolution of a group of animals or plants. Also known as anamorphism.
(graphic arts)
A drawing which appears to be distorted unless viewed from a particular angle or with a special device.
(optics)
The production of a distorted image by an optical system.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

anamorphosis

anamorphosis
A drawing which appears to be distorted unless viewed from a particular angle or with a special device.
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