ontogenetic

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

Definition of ontogenetic

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

  2. 2 :  based on visible morphological characters

ontogenetically

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

Origin and Etymology of ontogenetic

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1869


Medical Dictionary

ontogenetic

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

Medical Definition of ontogenetic

  1. :  of, relating to, or appearing in the course of ontogeny <ontogenetic variation>

ontogenetically

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