American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. See phylogeny.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as phytogeny.
- n. The doctrine of the generation of plants.
- n. Evolutionary development of a species.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The history of genealogical development; the race history of an animal or vegetable type; the historic exolution of the
phylonor tribe, in distinction from ontogeny, or the development of the individual organism, and from biogenesis, or life development generally.
- n. (biology) the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary development of a species or taxonomic group of organisms
- phylo- + -genesis (Wiktionary)
“Charlie, you totally reject the idea of phylogenesis, am I correct?”
“The third version, unlike the more idealistic first and second vesions, intoroduces terms such as the unconscious, inhibition, and crisis, contains a crucial section on mesmerism, and is structured around the trauma of onto - and phylogenesis.”
“Much like in E. Haeckel's quip 'Ontogenesis recapitulates phylogenesis'.”
“Best to leave that fancy stuff for later, and concentrate on more basic phylogenesis: it would be nice, for example, to be a vertebrate again.”
“I was excited to meet him because I had read his dissertation on the phylogenesis of modern Megalonychidae, and I wanted to quiz him on certain . . . aspects of his research that I saw as questionable.”
“One might expect that since current orthodoxy maintains that biological processes of ontogenesis proceed differently from the selectionist processes of phylogenesis, evolutionary epistemologies would reflect this difference.”
“Nothing in evolution makes sense except in the light of phylogenesis, like ontogenesis, being a front-loaded, self-limiting, self-terminating planned process where the environment plays little if any role outside of providing triggers to proceed to the next stage of diversification.”
“The phylogenesis of the human species covers a process of evolution in which the organs that produce and identify sounds and the brain which makes sense of those sounds develop over a long period of time which includes the birth of Mankind.”
“Already in this first of his generalizations Haeckel implied through the use of the verb bedingen a causal rela - tionship between ontogenesis and phylogenesis.”
“Therefore, the supposition is justified that ontogenesis corresponds in psychology to phylogenesis.”
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