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Definition 1: (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level - [noun denoting process]

Samples where ontogeny or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children

Synonyms for ontogeny in the sense of this definition

(ontogeny is a kind of ...) a process occurring in living organisms

(... is a kind of ontogeny ) (biology) the growing of microorganisms in a nutrient medium (such as gelatin or agar)

"the culture of cells in a Petri dish"

(... is a kind of ontogeny ) the course of developmental changes in an organism from fertilized zygote to maturity when another zygote can be produced

(... is a kind of ontogeny ) the abnormal development of male sexual characteristics in a female (usually as the result of hormone therapies or adrenal malfunction)

(... is a kind of ontogeny ) differentiation and growth of the structure of an organism (or a part of an organism)

(... is a kind of ontogeny ) the development of a myelin sheath around a nerve fiber

(... is a kind of ontogeny ) the development of nerve tissues

(... is a kind of ontogeny ) emergence during embryonic development of various characters or structures that appeared during the evolutionary history of the strain or species

(... is a kind of ontogeny ) growth by the rapid multiplication of parts

(... is a kind of ontogeny ) a general term for the origin and development of almost any aspect of the mind

(... is a kind of ontogeny ) the development in the life of an individual of some disorder that is caused by psychological rather than physiological factors

(... is a kind of ontogeny ) progressive acquisition of skills involving both mental and motor activities

(... is a kind of ontogeny ) (psychoanalysis) the process during which personality and sexual behavior mature through a series of stages: first oral stage and then anal stage and then phallic stage and then latency stage and finally genital stage

(... is a kind of ontogeny ) the process of putting forth roots and beginning to grow

(... is a kind of ontogeny ) the failure to develop some part or organ

(... is a kind of ontogeny ) the eruption through the gums of baby teeth

(... is a kind of ontogeny ) the development of defects in an embryo

(... is a kind of ontogeny ) the process of growth in plants

(... is a kind of ontogeny ) the process of growing into a youth

(... is a kind of ontogeny ) (biology) growth in the surface area of a cell by the deposit of new particles between existing particles in the cell wall

(... is a kind of ontogeny ) the developmental process of forming tooth enamel

(... is a kind of ontogeny ) the formation of new blood vessels

(... is a kind of ontogeny ) (biology) growth in the thickness of a cell wall by the deposit of successive layers of material

(... is a kind of ontogeny ) growth from increase in cell size without cell division

(... is a kind of ontogeny ) the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms

(... is a kind of ontogeny ) introduction during embryonic development of characters or structure not present in the earlier evolutionary history of the strain or species (such as the addition of the placenta in mammalian evolution)

(... is a kind of ontogeny ) (botany) the process in some plants of parts growing together that are usually separate (such as petals)

(... is a kind of ontogeny ) the process of fostering the growth of something

"the cultivation of bees for honey"

(... is a kind of ontogeny ) the origin and development and variation of cells

(... is a kind of ontogeny ) the fruiting stage of the inflorescence

(... is a kind of ontogeny ) the general form or mode of growth (especially of a plant or crystal)

"a shrub of spreading habit"

(... is a kind of ontogeny ) the process whereby seeds or spores sprout and begin to grow

(... is a kind of ontogeny ) the development and maturation of sex cells through meiosis

(... is a kind of ontogeny ) the bearing of fruit

(... is a kind of ontogeny ) (botany) the process of forming leaves

(ontogeny is a part of ...) the process in which a gastrula develops from a blastula by the inward migration of cells

(ontogeny belongs to category ...) the science that studies living organisms

(ontogeny is the domain which ... is member of) the growth rates in different parts of a growing organism are the same

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