ontogenetic


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

on·to·ge·net·ic

, ontogenic (on'tō-jĕ-net'ik, -jen'ik),
Relating to ontogeny.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ontogenetic

adjective Referring to the development of an individual.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

on·to·ge·net·ic

, ontogenic (on'tō-jĕ-net'ik, -jen'ik)
Relating to ontogeny.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The evolution of shade tolerance centers on the growth-survival trade-off; this process maintains high species diversity because it favors niche divergence among species and ontogenetic stages through the partitioning the light resource at very fine scales (Wright, 2002).
Azibo (2014a, 2015b, 2016a) has provided nosology for the tripartite phylogenetic racial part and explained how to integrate treatment and diagnosis for both--the phylogenetic racial and the ontogenetic peripheral parts of personality.
For this reason, these ontogenetic changes in juvenile fish are essential for understanding the ecology of fish (Schreck & Moyle, 1990).
Insects exposed to stress, such as lack of food or exposure to high temperatures, may be more susceptible to the action of pathogens, which is indicated by a change in their life cycle and the development of their ontogenetic stages (Sikorowski & Lawrence 1994; Rampelotti et al.
Ontogenetic opsin expression in Calanus finmarchicus
Instantaneous larval growth (per day) is expected to be fastest soon after first feeding, to decrease thereafter, and a large decrease or growth stanza is associated with an ontogenetic shift in feeding from selective particulate feeding to omnivorous filter feeding (Deegan, 1990; Lozano et al., 2012) in combination perhaps with transgressing the coastal boundary layer.
Seasonal and ontogenetic changes in the diet of the Australian skink Egernia stokesii.
Keywords: Ontogenesis; Coenopopulation; Ontogenetic structure; Vitality structure; Vitality; Viability; Ecological scales; Valence; Tolerance; Russian broom; Chamaecytisus ruthenicus (Fisch.
Individuals from each population were then divided into five ontogenetic life stages according to their morphology: seedling, juvenile I, juvenile II, immature, reproductive adult (Tiberio et al., 2012).