1. transformation, such as that of magic or by sorcery
2. noticeable change in character, appearance, function or condition.
3. change in the form and often habits of an animal after the embryonic stage during normal development. (e.g. the transformation of a caterpillar into a butterfly or a tadpole into a frog.)
4. a change in the structure of a specific body tissue. Usually degenerative.
argh: what a pirate says to express annoyance, dismay, embarrassment or frustration.
metamARGHphoses!: what a pirate says to express annoyance, dismay, embarrassment or frustration about metamorphoses.