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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEVELOPMENTAL

They are devised for disciplinary, postural, developmental, and health purposes.

The developmental period was 30-41 days at room temperature.

I do not call the upholder of the developmental doctrine a believer of this kind.

In fact, it is a developmental sequence, like that from the grub to the butterfly.

Neutral, because his efforts were conserving, not developmental.

All of which points to relative lowness of developmental type.

But this has been merely the developmental stage, the tuning-up of the orchestra.

Amphioxus is the type in which the developmental phenomena are least interfered with by the presence of food-yolk.

The pronephros is distinguished from the mesonephros by developmental as well as structural features.

D and E, Illustrating the developmental process in bony Actinopterygians and higher vertebrates.

WORD ORIGIN

1849, from development + -al (1). Developmentalist (1862) was a word for "follower of the theory of evolution."

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DEVELOPMENTAL

behavioral

adjectiveconcerned with manner of behaving

evolutionary

adjectivepertaining to evolution or development
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