ontogenesis


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on·to·gen·e·sis

 (ŏn′tō-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. on·to·gen·e·ses (-sēz′)

ontogenesis

ontogeny. — ontogenetic, ontogenetical, adj.
See also: Biology
ontogeny. — ontogenetic, ontogenetical, adj.
See also: Life
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Noun1.ontogenesis - (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organicallyontogenesis - (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"
culture - (biology) the growing of microorganisms in a nutrient medium (such as gelatin or agar); "the culture of cells in a Petri dish"
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
amelogenesis - the developmental process of forming tooth enamel
angiogenesis - the formation of new blood vessels
apposition - (biology) growth in the thickness of a cell wall by the deposit of successive layers of material
auxesis - growth from increase in cell size without cell division
anthesis, blossoming, florescence, flowering, inflorescence, efflorescence - the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms
caenogenesis, cainogenesis, cenogenesis, kainogenesis, kenogenesis - introduction during embryonic development of characters or structure not present in the earlier evolutionary history of the strain or species (such as the addition of the placenta in mammalian evolution)
cohesion - (botany) the process in some plants of parts growing together that are usually separate (such as petals)
cultivation - the process of fostering the growth of something; "the cultivation of bees for honey"
cytogenesis, cytogeny - the origin and development and variation of cells
foliation, leafing - (botany) the process of forming leaves
fructification - the bearing of fruit
gametogenesis - the development and maturation of sex cells through meiosis
gastrulation - the process in which a gastrula develops from a blastula by the inward migration of cells
germination, sprouting - the process whereby seeds or spores sprout and begin to grow
habit - the general form or mode of growth (especially of a plant or crystal); "a shrub of spreading habit"
infructescence - the fruiting stage of the inflorescence
intussusception - (biology) growth in the surface area of a cell by the deposit of new particles between existing particles in the cell wall
juvenescence - the process of growing into a youth
life cycle - the course of developmental changes in an organism from fertilized zygote to maturity when another zygote can be produced
masculinisation, masculinization, virilisation, virilization - the abnormal development of male sexual characteristics in a female (usually as the result of hormone therapies or adrenal malfunction)
morphogenesis - differentiation and growth of the structure of an organism (or a part of an organism)
myelinisation, myelinization - the development of a myelin sheath around a nerve fiber
neurogenesis - the development of nerve tissues
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
palingenesis, recapitulation - emergence during embryonic development of various characters or structures that appeared during the evolutionary history of the strain or species
proliferation - growth by the rapid multiplication of parts
psychogenesis - a general term for the origin and development of almost any aspect of the mind
psychogenesis - the development in the life of an individual of some disorder that is caused by psychological rather than physiological factors
psychomotor development - progressive acquisition of skills involving both mental and motor activities
psychosexual development - (psychoanalysis) the process during which personality and sexual behavior mature through a series of stages: first oral stage and then anal stage and then phallic stage and then latency stage and finally genital stage
rooting - the process of putting forth roots and beginning to grow
suppression - the failure to develop some part or organ
dentition, odontiasis, teething - the eruption through the gums of baby teeth
teratogenesis - the development of defects in an embryo
vegetation - the process of growth in plants
isometry - the growth rates in different parts of a growing organism are the same
Translations
ontogeneze
ontogeneza
ontogenéza
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Ontogenesis stages (fetus, 7-day-old, and 5-month-old) significantly affect the mRNA expression of H-FABP in porcine (Li et al.
Nevertheless, if first larvae show tubercles, there is a tendency of increasing complexity of the cephalic and marginal tubercles through ontogenesis (Livingstone 1976; May 1977; Montemayor & Dellape 2010; Guidoti & Barcellos 2013; but see Guidoti & Montemayor 2014 for exceptions).
Considering the intimate relationship between women's reproductive capacities and the red pigment, along with their responsibility of drawing the ancestral patrilineal clan designs, tapa recapitulates people's ontogenesis, the way they are conceived.
Evaluation of the effect of magnetic fields on seed germination and seedling ontogenesis of vetch (Vicia sativa L.
The concept suggests an outside-inside-outside process of development: "prototypically starting in ontogenesis from the development of interpersonal trust (outside; i.
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from Hawaii, and individuals from both localities undergo marked morphological changes during ontogenesis.
According to version (5), then, the terms juus, liau and kelelungan do not refer to different numina, but merely distinguish three different stages in the ontogenesis of the dream ego.
Proteolytic bacteria determine the regularities of the formation and functioning of autochthonous bacterial flora in the early ontogenesis of fish (Syvokiene et al.
Simondon's primary philosophical concern is with ontogenesis.
Ontogenesis of head stabilization in space during locomotion in children: Influence of visual cues.