life history


noun Biology.

the series of living phenomena exhibited by an organism in the course of its development from inception to death.

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Origin of life history

First recorded in 1865–70
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life history

noun

the series of changes undergone by an organism between fertilization of the egg and death
the series of events that make up a person's life
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