It can be done because of its muscle’s malleability (the “face-dancers” in Dune) or through the ability to re-organise its body’s cells (or molecules) (the constable Odo in Star Trek: DS9, or The Thing in the John Carpenter’s movie).
Synonym : Shape-shifter
Matching words: Extraterrestrial, Robot
- The face-dancers in Dune, by Frank Herbert
- The Thing, directed by John Carpenter
- The Majipoor serie, by Robert Silverberg
- The T-1000 in Terminator 2: The Judgment Day, directed by James Cameron