ontogenesis


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on·tog·e·ny

(on-toj'ĕ-nē),
Development of the individual, as distinguished from phylogeny, which is evolutionary development of the species.
Synonym(s): ontogenesis
[G. ōn, being, + genesis, origin]

ontogenesis

/on·to·gen·e·sis/ (on″to-jen´ĕ-sis) ontogeny.

ontogenesis

(ŏn′tō-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. ontogene·ses (-sēz′)

ontogenesis

See ontogeny.

on·tog·e·ny

(on-toj'ĕ-nē)
Development of the individual, as distinguished from phylogeny, which is evolutionary development of the species.
Synonym(s): ontogenesis.
[G. ōn, being, + genesis, origin]

on·tog·e·ny

(on-toj'ĕ-nē)
Development of the individual.
Synonym(s): ontogenesis.
[G. ōn, being, + genesis, origin]
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From a physiologist's point of view, some of the studies mentioned in this book were quite interesting; especially the phases through which yawning pass through during ontogenesis.
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Understanding the biology of embryonic adult and neoplastic stem cells is key in both drug discovery and fundamental research in many fields from embryology and ontogenesis to cancer and diabetes.
Alexey Zhirmunsky and Viktor Kuzmin [6] (1982) discovered process-independent scaling in the development stages of embryo-, morpho- and ontogenesis and in geological history.
Consequently, many researchers in the study of human development now share the belief that they should investigate functioning through the assessment of genetic, physiological and neurocognitive aspects of ontogenesis and socioemotional, environmental and cultural influences on behavior (Cicchetti and Cohen 1995).
This is also Baldwin's own phantasmatic idealization of himself as father of the text, as a writer in an ontogenesis which, after transcending the biographical family in "Notes of a Native Son" (1955), transcends now the historical one, securing for himself the possibility of self-transformation.
In Kalacakra terms, causality on the macrocosmic scale is similarly reflected in causality on a microcosmic scale, with the ontogenesis of the individual recapitulating the cosmogenesis of the external world.
Contemporary life span developmental psychology conceptualizes human psychosocial development, or ontogenesis, as a lifelong process extending from infancy through childhood, adolescence, adulthood, and older adulthood (Baltes, Lindenberger, & Staudinger, 1998).
Language as code and language as behaviour: a systemic-functional interpretation of the nature and ontogenesis of dialogue.
Feeding of smelt (Osmeridae), in early ontogenesis in the Rybinsk Reservoir.
Practices commonly grouped by the term initiation, are usually characterizable by a dual plot of masculinization/defeminization, but such practices variably pivot around "boyhood," "adult" status, ancestor lines, the mother, or social ontogenesis per se.
Heidegger's 1921 lecture course, Augustine and Neo-Platonism, reflects his fascination with the facticity of primitive Christian life for the ontogenesis of Dasein.