life history


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life history

n.
1. The history of changes undergone by an organism from inception or conception to death.
2. The developmental history of an individual or a group in society.

life history

n
1. (Biology) the series of changes undergone by an organism between fertilization of the egg and death
2. the series of events that make up a person's life

life′ his′tory


n.
1. the history of developmental changes undergone by an organism from inception to death.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.life history - an account of the series of events making up a person's lifelife history - an account of the series of events making up a person's life
account, chronicle, history, story - a record or narrative description of past events; "a history of France"; "he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president"; "the story of exposure to lead"
autobiography - a biography of yourself
hagiography - a biography that idealizes or idolizes the person (especially a person who is a saint)
profile - biographical sketch
2.life history - the general progression of your working or professional life; "the general had had a distinguished career"; "he had a long career in the law"
forward motion, onward motion, advancement, progress, progression, procession, advance - the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
Translations

life history

n (Bio) → ciclo biologico
a significant event in his life history → un avvenimento importante nella sua vita
References in classic literature ?
It was not their life history that had been engraven on their faces; but it might be gathered from their attitude and bearing.
Species with a fast life history are likely forced to more fixed patterns of behaviour by their higher energetic needs.
Life history theory was devised to explain the diversity of life cycles among living things, and considers such aspects as life span, length of dependence on parents, and age at the onset of reproduction.
The two large volumes of this impressive text present a survey of the early life history (ELH) of all 214 families of fish found in the western central North Atlantic, Caribbean, and Gulf of Mexico.
It's been turned into a museum where visitors can learn about the life history of the giant trees through interactive displays.
Couch, the director of the FWP's southern life history project, talked about how "all the people, must be known .
This researcher examined preservice teachers' and adult education teachers' biographies and professional socialization from a feminist point of view, noting the importance of using the life history approach to studying teachers.
In this paper, we discuss the applications of elasticity analysis, and its extension, loop analysis, in life history studies and conservation.
Life History Revelations--Several species of trout along with Atlantic salmon live an anadromous lifestyle, migrating to the ocean to feed on abundant resources, then returning to a home stream to spawn.
Objective: Under pace-of-life syndrome (POLS) hypothesis, physiological, behavioural, and life history traits covary along the slowfast pace-of-life axis.
If the world wants to get rid of terrorism, people should read the life history and teachings of saints which imparts lesson of love for humanity free from sectarianism, ethnicity, colour and rich and poor divide," he said.