ontogenetic

adjective
on·​to·​ge·​net·​ic | \ˌän-tə-jə-ˈne-tik \

Definition of ontogenetic 

1 : of, relating to, or appearing in the course of ontogeny

2 : based on visible morphological characters

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ontogenetically \ ˌän-​tə-​jə-​ˈne-​ti-​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb

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1869, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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ontogenetic

adjective
on·​to·​ge·​net·​ic | \-jə-ˈnet-ik \

Medical Definition of ontogenetic 

: of, relating to, or appearing in the course of ontogeny ontogenetic variation

Other Words from ontogenetic

ontogenetically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb

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