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  • n. The germ history of the functions, or the history of the development of vital activities, in the individual, being one of the branches of ontogeny.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The germ history of the functions, or the history of the development of vital activities, in the individual, being one of the branches of ontogeny. See morphogeny.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In biology, the genesis of function; the development or evolution of those functions of living matter which are the province of physiology.
  • n. The science or history of the evolution of functions of living matter.

Etymologies

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physio- + -geny

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