- the development or developmental history of an individual organism.
Origin of ontogeny
Related Words for ontogenesisevolution, advancement, expansion, improvement, increase, progress, maturity, progression, addition, reinforcement, enlargement, augmentation, hike, flowering, advance, boost, buildup, spread, adulthood, developing
Examples from the Web for ontogenesis
Historical Examples of ontogenesis
But ontogenesis would have furnished us with facts no less cogent.Creative Evolution
It studies man from two different points of view: his development (ontogenesis), and his variations.Pedagogical Anthropology
The ontogenesis of any given living organism is a short, condensed recapitulation of its ancestral history or of its phylogenesis.The Last Link
It summarises the history of species; ontogenesis, we are told, reproduces phylogenesis.A New Philosophy: Henri Bergson
Edouard le Roy
This exceedingly important larval form, the "gastrula," makes its appearance in the ontogenesis of all tribes of animals.Was Man Created?
Henry A. Mott
- the entire sequence of events involved in the development of an individual organismCompare phylogeny
- The origin and development of an individual organism from embryo to adult.ontogenesis
- The origin and development of an individual organism from embryo to adult.