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- n. History of the evolution of forms; that part of ontogeny that deals with the germ history of forms, distinguished from physiogeny.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. History of the evolution of forms; that part of ontogeny that deals with the germ history of forms; -- distinguished from
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In biology, morphogenesis; the genesis of form; the production or evolution of those forms of living matter the study of which is the province of the science of morphology.
- n. The history of the evolution of the forms of organisms; morphology, or the science of the forms of living bodies, with special reference to the manner in which, or the means by which, such forms originate or develop; embryology in a broad sense.
morpho- + -geny (Wiktionary)