1. 1. one of the hard parts of a body that give it shape
  2. 2. a part of the body where two bones connect or fit together
  3. 5. to guard or defend from harm or danger
  4. 6. the larva of a butterfly or moth
  5. 8. to hold the weight of; to offer help or comfort to
  6. 9. such as an insect
  7. 11. an immature insect in the stage between a larva and an adult
  8. 12. a specific period of time in the growth or development of
  1. 1. an insect with four wings that is often bright in color
  2. 3. cycle the stages of change that an organism goes through during its life
  3. 4. the framework of bones and cartilage that supports and protects the body of a human or other vertebrate
  4. 7. not straight, even, smooth, or following a normal pattern
  5. 10. the partner of an animal with which it produces young