plural -es
: a more or less marked change in size or form shown by all the zooids in colonial animals (such as graptolites) as the colony grows older

Word History


probably from Greek astos inhabitant of a city (from asty city) + English -geny

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“Astogeny.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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