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on·tog·e·ny

 (ŏn-tŏj′ə-nē)
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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Evaluation of grain yield and its components in durum wheat under Mediterranean conditions: An ontogenic approach.
Using a phenomenological approach to analyze the outcomes of focus group interviews, the authors identified themes at the ontogenic, microsystem, and macrosystem levels.
In addition to the potential impacts of uniformity of fruit ripening, the impact of greater asynchronicity due to higher winter temperatures on resistance to plant diseases acquired through phenological (also called ontogenic) development such as powdery mildew is also a concern.
The same protocol was followed for determining the ontogenic expression of the protein on days 0 (at birth), 10, 20, 30, 45, 60, and 90, in rat testis.
This issue is relevant since the ontogenic rates influence many population attributes that are intimately related to population dynamics (Garrod & Horwood, 1984).
Basuchaudhuri discusses different facets of nitrogen metabolism in rice, including the metabolic pathways, ontogenic changes, biotic and abiotic influences, and genetic aspects.
laevifrons, could be explained by ontogenic, habitat and/or phylogenetic components Furthermore, our results suggest that the MA expresses a vascular response when the Ach-NOS-NO relaxation pathway is coupled, whereas the results in DA, ABA and EBA suggest the presence of another mechanism.