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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
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Beyond dichotomous life histories in partially migrating populations: cessation of anadromy in a long-lived fish.
Life Histories of Genetic Disease: Patterns and Prevention in Postwar Medical Genetics
For the first time an explanatory hypothesis for the NDT that predicts increased female fertility will be rigorously tested at both local and regional European scales with direct evidence from individuals life histories.
Anchor's Tolson Grange care home in Dalton opened its doors on Friday, February 27, for Dalton primary school children to present residents with a traditional peg rug they have spent five months making as part of Anchor's Life Histories initiative.
Life histories are directly related to selection, adaptation, speciation, and physiological constraints, which are all crucial in understanding the evolution of living things (Stearns, 1992).
Staff and residents at Anchor care homes in Newcastle are working with veteran actor Bernard Cribbins to launch Life Histories, a project aimed at tackling the disconnect between the generations.
Haag and Rypel (2011) and Haag (2012) also suggested opportunists had higher reproductive rates than species with periodic or equilibrium life histories.
With so much research being done on life histories, and so much of it being done online, it is easy to see how an ethical dilemma can arise.
Previous studies have clearly shown that diet and life histories vary considerably between habitats and seasons in livebearing fishes (e.
Loud Silence: Black Women in the Academy Life Histories and Narratives" analyses the life histories of three Black women faculty at predominantly white institutions.
Our estimates for these life history variables show features both common and unique to other life histories taken at similar and different latitudes.