OTHER WORDS FROM ontogenyon·to·ge·net·ic [on-tuh-juh-net-ik], /ˌɒn tə dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/, on·to·ge·net·i·cal, on·to·gen·ic, adjectiveon·to·ge·net·i·cal·ly, on·to·gen·i·cal·ly, adverbon·tog·e·nist, noun
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It is expressed by the formula of Herbert Spencer, "Ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny."Education: How Old The New|James J. Walsh
It relies on the facts of paleontology, and fills up the gaps in this by comparative anatomy and ontogeny.
Ontogeny teaches unmistakably that its elementary organs, the epidermic cells, develop entirely from the ectoderm.
The three most valuable sources of evidence in phylogeny are paleontology, comparative anatomy, and ontogeny.
As we have seen, ontogeny is not completed at hatching or birth.Inheritance of Characteristics in Domestic Fowl|Charles Benedict Davenport