Definition of subimaginal in English:

subimaginal

adjective

Entomology
  • Belonging to or characteristic of the subimago.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. From sub- + scientific Latin imagin-, imago imago + -al, after subimago; compare slightly later imaginal.

Pronunciation

subimaginal

/ˌsʌbɪˈmadʒɪnl//ˌsʌbɪˈmadʒ(ə)nl/