Bedeutung von “metamorphosis” — Learner’s Dictionary

metamorphosis

noun us uk /ˌmetəˈmɔːfəsɪs/ plural metamorphoses /metəˈmɔːfəsiːz/
CHANGE [ C ]

a gradual change into something very different:

The past year has seen a complete metamorphosis of the country's economy.
GROWTH [ U ]

in biology, the process by which the young forms of some animals, such as insects, develop into very different adult forms:

Caterpillars changing into butterflies is an example of metamorphosis.

(Definition von “metamorphosis” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)