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  • adj. of or relating to ontogenesis

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to ontogenesis.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of, pertaining to, or relating to ontogenesis.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to the origin and development of individual organisms


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  • *This is similar to what has been called ontogenetic ritualization: the co-shaping by individuals of a behavior over time, until even the very initial part of the behavior carries meaning for them.


  • S. frondaria's body (such as color) can be modified in response to the presence or absence of factors in the environment, on an "ontogenetic" timescale.

    Ethical Technology

  • And there's been more from the latest Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, papers on the "rauisuchian" archosaur Batrachotomus kupferzellensis; the ontogeny of Stegosaurus; ontogenetic and taxonomic implications of pattern and transition of surficial bone texture of the centrosaurine frill; and Adeopapposaurus, a new prosauropod dinosaur from Argentina.

    "Fill the night with stories. The legend grows."

  • Estes JM, Adzick NS, Longaker MT, Harrison MR, Stern R: Hyaluronate metabolism undergoes ontogenetic transition during fetal development: Implications for scarless wound healing.

    CHOP scarless fetal wound healing publications

  • As already understood by Delbruck (1971), Aristotle's concept of the eidos, in the context of ontogenetic development, is in some respects remarkably similar to the modern concept of the genetic program.

    Against Darwinism

  • That sexuality is ontogenetic, and in humans is fixed before birth, is not seriously open to debate in the scientific community.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Sex Education, Dirty Words, and the Due Process Clause

  • What does ontogenetic depth mean and why is it important?

    Breaking News: Ontogenetic Depth 2.0! - The Panda's Thumb

  • The specimen is inferred to represent a five-year-old individual and to be at a young adult ontogenetic stage, based on a combination of histological features including narrower outermost zones, dense haversian bone, extensive and multiple endosteal bone depositional events and absence of an external fundamental system. d, Close up of the gastroliths scale bar, 2 cm.

    The Panda's Thumb: Development Archives

  • When I saw “ontogenetic depth” and “freshwater” in the same sentence, I hoped maybe we were about to kill two long-awaited birds with one stone!

    Breaking News: Ontogenetic Depth 2.0! - The Panda's Thumb

  • Wonder how he could explain the “rapidity” of ontogenetic depth if the Earth is a mere tens of thousands of years old.

    Paul Nelson Day - The Panda's Thumb


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