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imago

 [ĭ-ma´go] (pl. imagoes, ima´gines) (L.)
1. the adult or definitive form of an insect.
2. in psychoanalysis, an idealized, unconscious mental image of a key person in one's early life.

i·ma·go

, pl.

i·mag·ines

(i-mā'gō, i-maj'i-nēz),
1. The last stage of an insect after it has completed all its metamorphoses through the egg, larva, and pupa; the adult insect form.
2. Synonym(s): archetype (2)
[L. image]

imago

/ima·go/ (ĭ-ma´go) pl. ima´goes, ima´gines   [L.]
1. the adult or definitive form of an insect.
2. a usually idealized, unconscious mental image of a key person in one's early life.

imago

(ĭ-mā′gō, ĭ-mä′-)
n. pl. ima·goes or ima·gines (-gə-nēz′)
1. An insect in its sexually mature adult stage after metamorphosis.
2. Psychology An often idealized image of a person, usually a parent, formed in childhood and persisting unconsciously into adulthood.

i·ma′gi·nal (ĭ-măj′ə-nəl, -mā′jə-, -mä′gə-) adj.

imago

[imā′gō]
Etymology: L, likeness
(in analytic psychology) an unconscious, usually idealized mental image of a significant individual, such as one's mother, in a person's early formative years. See also identification.

i·ma·go

, pl. imagines (i-mā'gō, -ji-nēz)
1. The last stage of an insect after it has completed all its metamorphoses through the egg, larva, and pupa; the adult insect form.
2. Synonym(s): archetype (2) .
[L. image]

imago

the sexually mature, adult insect.

imago

pl. imagoes, imagines [L.] the adult or definitive form of an insect.
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