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1. From Greek nymph, one of a class of inferior female deities presented as inhabiting the sea, springs, wells, woods, etc.
2. A young, not fully developed insect; a pupa, chrysalis.
3. Sometimes, in medical anatomy, the inner lips of the vulva.
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(Greek: young bride; woman of marriageable age)
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In general entomology, the young stage of any insect species with hemimetabolous development.

In termites, used in a slightly more restricted sense to designate immature individuals who possess external wing buds and enlarged gonads and who are capable of developing into functional reproductives by further molting.

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