Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun ontogeny

1 sense of ontogeny

Sense 1
growth, growing, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis -- ((biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children")
       => organic process, biological process -- (a process occurring in living organisms)

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