developmental biology

noun
|Updated on: 20 Jun 2018

Definition of developmental biology

: a discipline of biology concerned with the processes and mechanisms that control and influence the development and growth of organisms especially from a molecular, cellular, or genetic perspective — see evolutionary developmental biology

developmental biologist

noun

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developmental biology

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medical Definition of developmental biology

: a discipline of biology concerned with the processes and mechanisms that control and influence the development and growth of organisms especially from a molecular, cellular, or genetic perspective

developmental biologist

noun

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