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n. pl. on·tog·e·nies
The development of an individual organism or a part of an organism from inception to maturity. Also called ontogenesis.

on′to·ge·net′ic (ŏn′tə-jə-nĕt′ĭk), on′to·gen′ic (-jĕn′ĭk) adj.
on′to·ge·net′i·cal·ly, on′to·gen′i·cal·ly adv.
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Adj.1.ontogenetic - of or relating to the origin and development of individual organisms; "ontogenetic development"
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azureus ontogenetic stages, fertility, and survival rate between temperatures, an adjusted generalized linear model (GLM) with family distribution Gaussian (inverse) was considered.
Additionally, we use ontogentically sampled RNA-seq data sets from Calanus funmarchicus to investigate the expression patterns of opsin genes relative to the development of the naupliar eye and the ecology of different life stages in a copepod that exhibits diapause and is characterized by ontogenetic vertical migration (Hirche, 1996).
Length at age was estimated by using a 2-cycle Laird-Gompertz growth model and the growth rates were found to be relatively consistent with rates from previous research in the northern Gulf of Mexico, and the estimated timing of an ontogenetic shift in feeding strategy occurred at approximately 33 days after spawning.
2001) could reflect differences in ontogenetic stage.
com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(16)31269-6) Current Biology under the title Extreme Ontogenetic Changes in a Ceratosaurian Theropod.
In this article, we determined its ecological valence and the species' tolerance with respect to climatic and soil factors; ontogenesis and the ontogenetic structure of coenopopulations are also described.
Objective: This research aims to unravel the ontogenetic and phylogenetic roots of the unique human intersubjectivity.
However, environmental conditions may influence phenotype, causing plastic responses in body allometry or in ontogenetic development (Rongling et al.
oleracea is able to establish populations and spread in the Atlantic rainforest, we evaluated the introduced population structure by analysing the frequencies of ontogenetic stages and its spatial distribution; 2.
The absence of objects of known size in the available tiger shark photos precluded direct comparative measurements on them, but aided to corroborate the total length estimation, by comparing the individual with the known ontogenetic changes in the species color pattern (Bigelow & Schroeder 1948, Compagno 1984).