life history


life history

noun

biology : the full range of changes, habits, and behaviors of a living thing over the course of its life

Full Definition of LIFE HISTORY

1
:  a history of the changes through which an organism passes in its development from the primary stage to its natural death
2
:  the history of an individual or thing

Examples of LIFE HISTORY

  1. studying the life history of bears

First Known Use of LIFE HISTORY

1864

Rhymes with LIFE HISTORY

life history

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LIFE HISTORY

1
a : a history of the changes through which an organism passes in its development from the primary stage to its natural death b : one series of the changes in a life history
2
: the history of an individual's development in his or her social environment

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