life history

noun

Definition of life history

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

  2. 2 :  the history of an individual or thing

Examples of life history in a Sentence

  1. studying the life history of bears

First Known Use of life history

1848


LIFE HISTORY Defined for English Language Learners

life history

noun

Definition of life history for English Language Learners

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


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life history

noun

Medical Definition of life history

  1. 1a:  a history of the changes through which an organism passes in its development from the primary stage to its natural deathb:  one series of the changes in a life history

  2. 2:  the history of an individual's development in his or her social environment


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