2. (Science: zoology) Of or pertaining to an imago. Imaginal disks, masses of hypodermic cells, carried by the larvae of some insects after leaving the egg, from which masses the wings and legs of the adult are subsequently formed.
Origin: L. Imaginalis.
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... kinase) "function, an essential component of the insulin signaling pathway, in either the anterior or the posterior compartment of the wing imaginal disc results in a severe reduction of the respective compartment. ... Recently, a novel signaling complex that restricts organ size by controlling ...
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