homeorrhesis

(redirected from ontogenic homeostasis)

ho·me·or·rhe·sis

(hō'mē-ō-rē'sis),
The set of processes by which imbalances and other defects in ontogeny are corrected before development is completed.
[homeo- + G. rheos, stream, current]

Waddington,

Conrad, English embryologist and geneticist, 1905-1975.
waddingtonian homeostasis - Synonym(s): homeorrhesis
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