developmental biology

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Science of the origin and development of the organism from fertilization of the oocyte to the end of the eighth week. Usually used to include all stages of prenatal life.
[embryo- + G. logos, study]

developmental biology,

n the study of life processes occurring during growth and maturation.
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Quite simply, the assertion of pain experience in the fetus presupposes a psychological and biological development that is yet to come.
Kinsey'' is indeed an eye-opening look at a man who believed that society should not interfere with the birds and the bees, with what he believed should be normal human biological development.
Instead of seeing justice as a rational solution to the natural condition of fear and conflict, O'Manique presents evidence to support the hypothesis that human rights, law, and justice arise within caring communities, from the reflections of our early ancesters on genetically based inclinations required for biological development.
In Caenorhabditis elegans, scientists discovered the phenomenon of programmed cell death, which explains how biological development occurs in animals.
Wang says that the gender differences observed in the association between sexual maturity and obesity are likely related to differences in biological development.
Indeed, there is reason to suspect just from the studies of biological development of simple organisms that chance has to play a role.
Therefore, this art activity--consisting of repetitive cutting, rolling, and gluing round paper coils into a visual form--proved to be very successful for students who are experiencing dramatic changes in their psychological, physiological, and biological development.
This formulation reflects the conviction that the body does not need an external principle of animation for its biological development.
Saint Thomas Aquinas' "findings" could just as easily be dressed up into the form of legal statutes (as they in fact were at the Council of Trent), with the added attraction of being founded - unlike the Missouri findings - on some empirical study of biological development.
an innovative protein technology developer, announced today a non-exclusive technology and license agreement whereby Lonza will evaluate BaroFold's PreEMT[TM] high pressure refolding technology for use in biological development refolding processes.
The product portfolio is focused on inflammation and genetic diseases, with two late stage biological development projects within haemophilia.
Personhood USA is a Christ-centered, biblically-directed organization dedicated to the non-violent advancement of the recognition and protection of the God-given, unalienable right to life of all innocent human beings as legal persons at every stage of their biological development.

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